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Nursery Admissions

Our Nursery places are allocated to the oldest children first, starting with children whose birthdays are from 1st September onwards of the relevant year taking priority, not on a first come basis.  Places are allocated at the beginning of the summer term for the following September. You will be contacted by the end of April if your child has been allocated a place.The table below will show your child’s intake year based on their date of birth.

Date of birth between




Intake Year



Sept  2021



Sept  2022



Sept 2023

Please email the school regarding Nursery admissions at admin.downshall@redbridge.gov.uk or contact the main office on   0208 590 2157 for further information.  Alternatively, please complete the Nursery Application Form and return to the school     office with a copy of your child's birth certificate.  For more information click here to view the Nursery Admissions Booklet.

Reception Admissions

Do you have a child who turns 5 between 1 September and 31 August?

If YES, you need to apply for a reception class place. All applications should be made directly through Redbridge Local Authority. You can either apply online at www.eadmissions.org.uk/eAdmissions/app telephone admissions enquires on 02087083147.  For more information on Downshall Primary School's Reception classes please click here.

Secondary School Admissions

Parents of pupils in Year 6 should check the London Borough of Redbridge Secondary admissions website at www.eadmissions.org.uk/eAdmissions/app or telephone Secondary admissions on 02087083562

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