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Woodmansterne Primary

We welcome children to our school from Woodmansterne and the surrounding areas of Banstead, Netherne, Hooley, Chipstead, Coulsdon, Sutton, Croydon, Carshalton, Purley & Epsom.

Nursery and wraparound care is available 7.30am to 6pm.

Click here to view our school prospectus.

You can view our school via our School Tour Video below.




We are very lucky to have a 5.5 acre school site - click and drag on our 360° photo below to view our amazing grounds.



Reception Admissions 2024-2025

You can find the admissions arrangements for our school for 2024-2025 here. (For the Appendix, click on the defined catchment area map here).

Bourne Education Trust is the admissions authority for this school although Surrey County Council co-ordinates the admissions for this school.  As we are so close to the borders with Sutton and Croydon, we have many families from these boroughs attending our school. All London boroughs and Surrey use eadmissions online application method, including for late applications. Each local authority has its own application form. 

The closing date for applications is 15th January 2024.  


Open Events & Visits

Our main open mornings have now taken place.  Please contact the school to book a tour - call 01737 353120 or email school@wps.org.uk.  


Nursery Admissions

Information on our Nursery admissions can be found here.

If you are considering a Nursery place at Woodmansterne and would like to visit, please get in touch school@wps.org.uk. Usual starting points are September, January & April, but applications are dealt with on a rolling, first-come, first-served basis.

A link to the Nursery application form can be found here. 

Admissions 2023-2024 - Interested in a school place? 
We have a few spaces left in some year groups.

All other year groups and mid-year joiners

We are happy to accept enquiries from parents for in-year and/or out of borough transfers; please initially contact the school office school@wps.org.uk to discuss the current numbers in any of our year groups, find out whether there are any spaces available and to arrange a tour.

Bourne Education Trust is the admissions authority for this school although Surrey County Council co-ordinates the admissions for this school. Please use this link to go the Surrey County Council website for details on how to apply to Woodmansterne as an 'In-Year Admission' or call 0300 200 1004

Following receipt of your application to Surrey County Council, you will normally receive your outcome within 15 working days. You have a right to appeal the outcome and further information on this can be found here.

Our Admissions Policy for 2023-24 applies for in-year admissions and can be found here. (For the Appendix, click on the defined catchment area map here



Appeals for September 2024 resulting from year of entry or transfer applications: 



Appeals lodged by

Appeals to be heard by


16 April 2024

15 May 2024

15 July 2024 (38 School days)

 NB: Appeals will not start being heard until after the relevant closing date has passed.

Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 38 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being lodged, whichever is the later date.

Appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing at least 10 clear school days in advance of the hearing.  Appellants will be sent a copy of the school's case 7 clear working days in advance of the hearing.

Appellants must ensure that any further evidence not included with their initial appeal, is received by 5pm on the day notified in the letter with details of the hearing.  Any additional evidence or information received after this date might not be considered at the appeal hearing.

In year or immediate entry appeals

Appeals resulting from in year admission applications will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.