Admissions

Admissions for all schools in the Pegasus Academy Trust, as well those at the Brigstock site, are co-ordinated by Croydon Council according to the admissions policy for the Trust which can be found at the end of this page.

Staff at the schools have no influence on the allocation of places either for our main intake reception aged children each September or for those children who join us at other times – for instance when families are new to the area. Parents of children who will be joining reception classes in the following September should look at the advice given on Croydon’s website in order to familiarise themselves with the process.  All admissions to our schools are now done electronically through ‘e-admissions’.  If you would like any help with the process our front office staff can assist.  Please visit any of our school offices and speak to the staff there.

Prospectuses for the schools can be found on this website and hard copies are available on request either by telephoning the relevant school or in person by speaking to staff in the appropriate school office.

School visits

For those parents who will be applying for a reception place for their child for September 2023 we have arranged a series of visits so that they can look around the schools with the Head of Schools and one or both of the Executive Principals. The dates are as follows and if you wish to view a school please telephone and book. Obviously we have to limit numbers so only parents who have booked will be able to attend.

  • Atwood Primary : Monday 14th November 9:30am.  Tuesday 15th November 1:30pm.  Thursday 17th November 9:00am.  Friday 18th November 1:30pm.  Please ring the school to make an appointment on 020 8657 7374
  • Beulah Infants: Thursday 6th October 9:30am Thursday 3rd November 9:30am Thursday 1st December 9:30am
    Please ring the school to make an appointment to visit 020 8653 4918 Click here for virtual tour
  • Cypress Primary Monday 10th October at 9:30am, Monday 7th November at 9:30am, Monday 5th December 9:30am and Monday 9th January 9:30am. Please call 020 8653 2618  Click here for virtual tour
  • Ecclesbourne: Thursday 13th October 9:30am, Thursday 10th November 9:30am and Thursday 24th November 9:30am.   Please ring the school to make an appointment to visit
    020 8684 3187 Click here for a virtual tour
  • Whitehorse Manor Brigstock site Thursday 20th October, Thursday 17th November Call 020 8684 3613
  • Whitehorse Manor Infants (main site) Friday 7th October 9:30am Thursday 4th November 9:30am Monday 21st November 9:30am Call 020 8689 7679  Click here for virtual tour

Extra dates or arrangements may be made according to demand.

Appeals timetable

Appeals against admission decisions for Reception places are held according to a strict timetable which applies to all Academies in Croydon in accordance with the admissions code. These arrangements can be found in the downloads section below.  There is more information on the Croydon Council website here

Whitehorse Manor Junior School does not admit reception aged children but when places become available these are also allocated by Croydon Council.

It is the wish of the Directors that all schools within the Pegasus Academy Trust continue to provide education to local children and at present 90% of our children walk to school. We hope you will come and look around the schools and choose one of the schools run by the Trust for your child.

We look forward to meeting you.

First published on 16th June, 2017 and modified 23rd November, 2022

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