Outlining the Admission Policy for Greenvale Primary School

As a local authority maintained school, all admissions are managed by the Croydon Admissions service.

Please contact them on 0208 726 6400 for details.


Reception Class admissions for September 2023

Thank you for considering Greenvale Primary School as a school you would like your child to attend from September 2023.

We are a small one-from-of-entry Primary School based on the outskirts of Croydon.  We pride ourselves on our strong school values and family like atmosphere that is well regarded in the local community.

There are 30 places available for the September 2023 intake.


Admissions Process

Admissions for September 2023 are made via the Croydon local authority admissions service.

Croydon Primary Admissions website

Click here for a letter to parents from Croydon Council about the application process

Click here for a guidance leaflet from the LA Admissions team

Click here for the Croydon Primary Admissions Prospectus for 2018-19

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Click here for the admissions criteria

E Admissions Web Site Link: (Applications are made via this on-line facility)

Reception Admissions September 2023

Thank you to everyone who attended our parent tours in October and November.  Please scroll down to the bottom of the page to see our online video tours if you were unable to make any of our previous tour dates.  Please note that the school office does not deal with its own admissions and all enquiries should be directed to the Croydon Council Admissions team.

Children join Reception at the beginning of the academic year (1st September – 31st August) in which they will be five.  Parents of children born between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019 are applying to start primary school in September 2023.


All applications must be made to the local authority on a Croydon Local Authority’s online at The closing date for primary school applications is 15 January 2023. If your application is made after the closing date of 15 January 2023, it will be treated as late and will not be considered until after 19 April 2023 unless it is late for ‘good reason’. You must accept or decline your offer by 4 May 2023.