St John's C of E Primary School, Caterham

St Johns Caterham

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How to Apply

School Tours

If you would like to find out more about  our happy, flourishing school and have a tour of the school, please contact the School Office by phoning 01883 342009 or email

Admissions Policies

Children are admitted to the school according to our Admissions Policy. 

If you  wish to apply for an in-year place for the academic year 2018 / 2019, please click here to view our admissions policy for 2018/2019

If you  wish to apply or a place from September 2019 to July 2020, please click here  for our admissions policy 2019/2020

If you will be applying for a Church place, the Supplementary Information Form for a Church Place will also need to be completed. 

If you wish to apply for a place at the school under the Pupil Premium criteria, please also complete the Pupil Premium Application Form, which should be also be returned to the school directly.

How To Apply

Applying for a Reception and Year 3  Place for Children Starting School in September 2019

For Reception pupils: If your child was born between 1st September 2014 and 31st August 2015 you will need to apply for a school place between 29th October 2018 and 15th January 2019.  Please click here for information leaflet.  

For Year 3 pupils: If your child is currently in Year 2 and would like to join our KS2, please click on the link below to make an application.

To apply online from the 29th October, please click here

Applications are ranked according to each school’s criteria. Surrey County Council will then determine the best offer that can be made based on the order of preferences on your application form.

You will be told of the outcome of your application on 16th April 2019.  You must accept or decline the place by 30th April 2019.

Applying For an In Year School Place

In year applications are made to join an existing year group within the school.  To apply for an in year place, please complete an 'In Year CMA Application Form' and return to the Admissions Team at Surrey County Council (Admissions Team, Quadrant Court, 35 Guildford Road, Woking, Surrey GU22 7QQ).


More information regarding appeals can be read here.

Appeals for school places starting in September 2019 need to be made by 21 May 2019.

Appeals will be heard by 23 July 2019

For more information about 2019 appeals - please click here

Parents Living Apart

Click here for Surrey County Council's parental guide 'Education Information for Parents Living Apart'.

Getting Ready For School Booklet

Surrey Family Information Service has produced a new Getting Ready For School booklet for families whose children are starting primary or infant school. Please click here to view. 


For more information or general admissions enquiries, please contact the school