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Admissions for Reception and Nursery 2023

Congratulations and welcome to all the children and families who will start with us next September 23. During the next month we will be contacting all new parents for information visits and play dates to meet their new teachers. 

How exciting!

For Admissions please contact Paula Ales - Office Manager and Admission lead.

Nursery Direct Line: 020 8520 5168

Reception Admissions E-Mail:

Thank you for your interest in your child/children joining Woodside Primary Academy.

Each year our open events have over 200 parents attend, over the various evening and days. 

Please visit our virtual tours tab to view a PowerPoint and some virtual videos about Woodside.

You will also find to support your choice of school, additional year group specific information for each year group.

We are happy to provide any help with filling out admissions forms.  We welcome any queries and will always provide further information about the school for parents and carers - just get in touch.

All primary school places must be applied for via Waltham Forest admissions service .  Once the application is processed by the WF Admissions service, they will contact Woodside, and we will get in touch with parents to arrange a welcome meeting.

The PAN (published admission number) for Reception is 180 pupils.

Further information on reception places can be found here:

If you would like to find out about in-year admissions please click here:

To discuss a place at Woodside Primary Academy Nursery, please contact the nursery directly on 020 8520 51678.