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Nursery Admissions

Hillcross follows the London Borough of Merton admissions policy.  If you are interested in a place with us, please either complete the EYFS Open Morning booking form or contact the school office where we will be able to answer any questions you may have.

For full details of the admissions process, please visit Merton's Admissions Page

Children born between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018

The application process for these places began on 1 September 2019. 

Important dates:

The key dates for the Nursery 2019/2020 process can be found in the following table. Please ensure that you meet the date for submitting your online application. Submitting a late application could seriously jeopardise your chances of being offered a place at one of your preferred community school nurseries.



September 2019

 to January 2020

Parents can contact primary schools to arrange visits.

28 February 2020

Online applications must be submitted by midnight on 28 February 2020.

April to May 2020

Applications are ranked according to admissions criteria.

15 May 2020

Notification of the outcome of your application will be sent to you on 15 May 2020.


Children born between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018

The Starting Nursery School booklet will be available  from September 2019. This booklet will contain all of the information you need regarding the application process. Please visit to view or download a copy.

1 April 2017 - 31 August 2017

 Eligible from September 2020

1 September 2017 - 31 December 2017

 Eligible from January 2021

1 January 2018 - 31 March 2018

Eligible from April 2021