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.

Dates for entry into Nursery in September 2024

  • Registration Deadline: Monday 22nd April 2024
  • Nursery Assessment Day: Wednesday 1st May 2024
  • Nursery Results Day: Friday 17th May 2024
  • Nursery Acceptance Deadline: Friday 31st May 2024

New Joiners’ Taster Days and Parent Information Sessions take place in mid-June 2024.

If you have missed a deadline for entry into Nursery, please contact the Admissions team at admissions@sapriory.com


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


Registration deadlines for September 2024:
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Saturday 27th April 2024 – Senior Open Morning (Year 7 upwards)
Tuesday 30th April 2024 – School in Action Morning (Nursery to Year 6)