If you wish to apply for a school place at any-time in the year, contact Brent Council.
The council will contact you with the outcome of your application.
If you are a Brent resident, the quickest and easiest way to apply for a school place is online by visiting
Alternatively, call Brent Admissions for an application pack on 0208 937 3110 from Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm.
Parents applying for a place at Elsley Primary School Nursery need to apply directly to the school.
Application Forms are available from the School Office - Closing Date 15th January 2019 for children born
between 1st September 2015 and 31st August 2016.
Admission to the Nursery does not guarantee a full-time place at the school.
A separate application for a place in Reception must be made to Brent Council.
Reception Admission 2019
All parents with children in our Nursery (September 2018) must apply for a reception place for September 2019 before the
Closing Date- 15th January 2019- children born between 1st September 2014 and 31st August 2015.
There is no automatic transfer from nursery to reception, and you must apply before the closing date.
Parents with Pupils in Year 6 applying for a Secondary School Place for September 2019
If your child was born between 1st September 2007 - 31st August 2008 and is starting secondary school in September 2019,
you will need to apply for a school place between 1st September 2018 and 31st October 2018 - Closing Date
Admission Arrangements for Pupils with Special Educational Needs
Parents inform the school via the School’s Application Form. The Special Needs Co-ordinator is alerted and if the child has a Statement/ EHC (Education, Health & Care) Plan a formal meeting is set up with the parent, Special Needs Co-ordinator and a School Leader, to discuss if the school can meet the needs of the child.
The site supervisor is informed if any adjustments to the school building need to be made
e.g.:- further ramps, toilet facilities, heights of chairs and tables etc.
Resources are discussed – both staffing and equipment.
The Special Needs Co-ordinator from the previous school or setting is contacted
The child is discussed and his or her SEN records are requested.
Liaison with outside agencies takes place and the class teacher is consulted.
An individual education plan is put in place on admittance.
Admission Arrangements for Pupils with Disabilities
Parents need to inform the school of any disabilities via the School’s Admission form.
The SENDCO is informed by SENAS (Special Educational Needs Assessment Service) if a child has a Statement/ EHC.
A formal meeting is set up with the parent and the SENDCO, to discuss whether the school is able to meet the child’s needs.
The Special Needs Co-ordinator attends regular training which she cascades to other members of staff.
Staff also attend a range of courses to ensure that they have the expertise to support the pupils in their care.
Layout of buildings:
Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are all on the ground floor and accessible by wheelchair.
Half of Year 3 and both Year 4 classrooms have internal access via a short flight of steps (approx 3),
however, there is level access to Half of Year 3 and both Year 4 rooms from the playground.
The other half of Year 3 are all upstairs and there is no lift.
In our new building, Year 5 and Year 6 are upstairs as well as our computing, cooking and music rooms. These are all wheelchair accessible via a lift.