Admissions arrangements

Admissions and Transfers to Secondary Schools

Applying for a school place

Churchfield Primary School admits 60 children into Nursery and 90 into Reception each September. The school admissions policy is in line with London Borough of Enfield procedures. The Local Education Authority is responsible for admissions to our county schools, and any parent whose request for a place is refused has the right to appeal to this body.

Admissions Arrangements for Churchfield Primary School 2025/2026

Admissions Arrangements for Churchfield Primary School 2024/2025

Admissions Arrangements for Churchfield Primary School 2023/2024

Admissions Policy 2025/26

Admissions Policy 2024/25

Admissions Policy 2023/24


Applying for a Nursery in Enfield

For information please click here.

Applying for a Primary School in Enfield

Children are admitted to the Reception classes during the autumn term of the school year (1st September to 31st August) in which they reach their 5th birthday. All children start school initially on a part time basis to help them settle in successfully. Children’s specific needs will be dealt with individually

You can find more information by clicking here


The DfE have recently updated their guidance on Summer born children. This can be accessed here.


The school is committed to ensuring children settle into school happily. During the summer term prior to them starting school, parents receive information about their child’s induction process, including an information meeting and start dates.

If you would like to visit the school, please call the school on 0208 807 2458, to book an appointment.

In School admissions

If you move into Enfield and require a school place for your child, you will need to complete the ‘in-year’ application process. Please follow the link below for more details.

How to make an in-year application

Transferring to Secondary Schools

Information about transferring to secondary schools can be found by clicking on the link below to download the Enfield guide for children starting secondary school.

Faith schools, selective schools and schools outside the London Borough of Enfield may have different admissions criteria and you are advised to contact the individual schools or to visit their websites for further information.

If you have not got the secondary school you would like, please find details of the appeals process

For further information please click here

Information about upcoming open evenings at Enfield secondary schools can be found below.

Enfield Schools Open Evening Leaflet

Please find below a presentation on secondary transfer from London Borough of Enfield: Presentation on Secondary Transfer

Appeals Process

If your child has not been offered a place at the school of choice you may appeal. Please complete the form available here, and provide a copy to the school office.

24 May 2024 – Last day for admission appeals.

Information on the 2024 appeals timetable is here.

DfE Guidance on the Admission of Summer Born Children

Please click here for the DfE guidance.

School Dates