Thank you for considering Fullwood Primary School as an option for your child’s primary education. You are very welcome to make a visit to the school to have a look at our wonderful school for yourself.
Visits to the school: can be arranged by contacting the school’s main office. Our PSA (Parent Support Advisor) usually leads tours of the school and a member of the Upper Leadership Team will also be pleased to meet you.
Our school is a 2 form entry primary school with a Nursery:
Reception - 60 pupils (30 in each class)
Year 1 - 60 pupils (30 in each class)
Year 2 - 60 pupils (30 in each class)
Year 3 - 60 pupils (30 in each class)
Year 4 - 60 pupils (30 in each class)
Year 5 - 60 pupils (30 in each class)
Year 6 - 60 pupils (30 in each class)
Nursery - 26 places in the morning session (8:45am - 11:45am) (3 hour session)
Nursery - 26 places in the afternoon session (12:45pm - 3:45pm) (3 hour session)
Full time (30 hour places) (8.45am-3.45pm) subject to availability
Information for parents who have children due to start Nursery: children are eligible to start Nursery the term after they turn 3 years old, if you are interested in your child attending either the morning or afternoon session then please come into school to collect an application form and bring along your child's original birth certificate and 2 utility bills at your current address which needs to be dated within the last 3 months. Please be advised that entry into the nursery does not give automatic entry into main school. A new application will need to be made on the Redbridge website https://www.redbridge.gov.uk/schools-admissions please see below.
All families with a 3 to 4 year old child will be eligible for the universal offer of free early education of up to 15 hours a week during term time (5 mornings or 5 afternoons), However, funding changes mean that some families may now be entitled to an addition 570 hours of childcare per year, which is equal to an extra 15 hours a week for 38 weeks of the year. If you access these hours please understand that you will need to make additional provision for the school holiday periods.
The 30 hour free childcare entitlement is available to working families who meet the eligibility criteria. Parents and Carers can check eligibility at www.childcarechoices.gov.uk.
The following helplines may also assist you I-IMRC 0300 123 4097/Redbridge FIND 0800 587 7500.
If you are not eligible for 30 hour funding, you can still access the provision at an additional cost. Please click here for full information on Nursery options.
Nursery Application - please click here
Information for parents who have children due to start Reception 2024: if your child's date of birth falls between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020 please take a look at the admissions arrangements for September 2024 on https://www.redbridge.gov.uk/schools/primary-school-admissions/ Deadline for applications for children due to start school in September 2024 is 15th January 2024. If you miss the deadline and you wish to make a late application please look on the Redbridge website and follow the instructions as above).
In year admission transfer for children from Reception to Year 6 - if you wish you change schools for your child during an academic year then you need to make an application on https://www.redbridge.gov.uk/schools/admissions-during-the-school-year/ for an in year application. An application can only be made online via the Redbridge website and not in person at the school.
Children with additional learning needs: if your child has additional or special educational needs, our Assistant Headteacher would be happy to meet with you to discuss provision for your child.
Details of admissions criteria and arrangements 2023-2024 and information can be found here
Redbridge admissions telephone number - 02087083121
Our In Year admissions policy is here for you to read. If you should have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the team!