Children enter Sandcross School at three main points:
Nursery (age 3+)
Places are available for either:
Please CLICK HERE to complete a Nursery Application form for Sept 2022 Intake.
Our Admissions policy can be found by CLICKING HERE
Additional 15 hours
From September 2017, Nurseries started offering an additional 15 hours (equalling 30 hours in total) if both parents are working (or the sole parent is working in a lone parent family), and each parent meets the earning criteria listed overleaf. To receive the additional 15 hours, parents will need to fill in the government portal through HMRC website.
For families with 3 and 4-year-old children. You need to earn at least £142 a week. If you're earning less than £142 a week but are under 25, or you're an apprentice, you may still be eligible. The cap on earnings is £100,000
Criteria for earnings: https://www.gov.uk/30-hours-free-childcare
Applying for 30 hours: https://www.gov.uk/apply-30-hours-free-childcare
Once you have applied, parents will be issued a 15 digit code which will need to be sent to the office. Codes last 3 months
Reception (age 4+)
60 places (Nursery parents/carers must re-apply).
Year 3 (age 7+)
60 additional places for children outside Sandcross Primary. (children already on roll at Sandcross will automatically have a place in Year 3).
Children can also join the school at other times if places are available. Surrey County Council deal with admissions for us - for more information on admissions, please click on the link https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/admissions
To access a place in our Nursery, please contact the school office directly, as these admissions are controlled by the school. For admission to all other year groups, please contact Surrey County Council, who currently manage admissions for this school. A link is provided below.
If you would like to come and visit us to see if we might be the right school for your child, please do come along to one of our Open Mornings, where our headteacher would be delighted to meet you.
Further information about the school's admission arrangements can be found in the policies below. Please note there are deadlines for applying for school places.