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Melcombe Primary School

Apply for a Place

Melcombe Primary School


Applications for Reception class are managed by the local authority (London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham). The criteria are:

  • children who have a priority need
  • siblings
  • distance

Children start in Reception in September when they become 5 years old between 1st September of that year and the 31st August of the following year. 

Parents and Carers must apply through eAdmissions

The Local Authority 'Starting School' booklet is a complete guide to the process and is available in schools and libraries during the autumn term. It can also be accessed online at

If your child has an elder sibling in our school or your child attends our Nursery it does not automatically give your child a place in our Reception. You need to apply.

In-Year Admissions for All Ages

To apply for a place for a child during the academic year, please visit In-year Admissions or contact LBHF on 020 8753 1085 (9am to 1pm, Monday to Friday).

LBHF Admissions Arrangements

Our school uses LBHF co-ordinated admissions policies, which can be found at the web pages below.

In year admissions

Next year admissions

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