Entry into Pre-Preps (Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2)

Entry into Reception September 2024

Please contact the Admissions team for an application to enrol in Reception for 2024 via admissions@sapriory.com

When emailing please share your contact details, child’s name and the month and year they were born.

Entry into Nursery in September 2024

Places are available – please contact the Admissions team at admissions@sapriory.com to express your interest. New Joiners’ Taster Days and Parent Information Sessions take place in June 2024.
For information about fees please see our dedicated page on Fees.


We encourage parents to register their child as early as possible and details of timings and assessments for the next academic year can be found on the individual entry point pages.


Once a completed Registration Form is received your child’s name will be placed on the Applications Register appropriate for her age.


Candidates wishing to enter Nursery and Reception are invited to attend classroom assessments. All applicants and their parents from Nursery upwards meet with the Headteacher as part of our selection process.  Candidates applying for places in Year 1 or Year 2 will be invited for a classroom assessment. If you are interested in an occasional place in Year 1 or Year 2 please contact our Admissions department directly at admissions@sapriory.com to find out if there are places available.

For entrance into Nursery and Reception we look at candidates’:

  • Confidence to undertake tasks
  • Ability to follow simple instructions
  • Communications and language skills
  • Fine motor skills
  • Social skills

For entrance into Years 1 and 2 we look at candidates’:

  • Reading, Writing and Numeracy skills
  • Confidence to undertake tasks during the classroom assessment
  • Ability to follow simple instructions
  • Social skills