Cardwell Primary School



School Admissions (Reception, Years 1 to 6)

At Cardwell Primary School all admissions from Reception to Year 6 are allocated through the Royal Borough of Greenwich Admissions team.  Please see the attached link for the online Admissions web page.

We provide 60 places per year group from Reception to Year 6.

To request a primary school placement please visit Greenwich Councils dedicated Admissions page and download the Common Application Form which must be completed for all primary school placement requests. or phone 0208 921 8043

Nursery Admissions

Our in school Nursery team are responsible for admissions at Cardwell.  Please click on the link for the downloadable application form: (Nursery Form) or call the school office on 02088541051. 

Once your child is two please fill in a waiting list.  Places are offered as available after your child’s third birthday.

Cardwell Nursery provision includes: morning nursery places; afternoon nursery places and full time nursery places.

Having a place in our Nursery class does not give an automatic entitlement to a place in the Reception class. Parents or Carers must apply for a place completing the Royal Greenwich Common Application Form if they are a Greenwich resident, residents of other boroughs must apply through their local authority.

Forms are available from the September before your child is due to start school. Applications can also be made online.

The local authority allocates places following their admission policy.

We have two Reception classes with total of 60 children who begin school each September.


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