The admission brochure is published by the local authority and is available on the council website providing full details of how to apply for places in both Nursery and the Main School. Separate applications have to be made for the Nursery and the Main School.
Universal Entitlement (15 hours a week)
From the term after they turn 3, all 3 and 4 year olds are entitled to up to 15 hours a week of free early education (The Universal Entitlement). Children attend either a morning or an afternoon session for 3 hours. For details on how to apply please visit:
Extended Entitlement (30 hours a week)
As well as the Universal Entitlement, many working families can get up to 15 extra hours a week of free early education and childcare for their 3 or 4-year-old children, making up to 30 hours in total. This is called the Extended Entitlement.
The Extended Nursery hours are from 8.30 am to 3.30 pm, 7 hours a day of which 45 minutes will be chargeable at £6 a day (£30 a week).
Applications for the Extended Entitlement are made via HMRC’s Childcare Service. Visit: childcarechoices.gov.uk to check eligibility and for details of how to apply.
Main School Admissions
All Main School admissions at Wimbledon Chase are managed centrally at Merton Council. For details of the admission criteria and how to apply please visit:
In- Year School Admissions
For details of how to apply for a place or transfer to Wimbledon Chase during the school year please use the following link: