Joining us in 2020/2021

Many parents are looking for places either for an immediate start or as soon as possible thereafter. Registrations are being made by parents of children due to join in 2020 and 2021, and early registration is highly advised.  To register, download the Registration Form below and send it to the School Office with your registration fee of £50.

Please contact Miss Grace Plampton, our Admissions Registrar, on 01992 577133 or by email to admissions@coopersalehallschool.co.uk to discuss the procedures for joining our school.

The timeline for families looking to join us during the academic year September 2020 to July 2021 is as follows:

Ages 2½ to 3 (Lower Kindergarten)

  • Taster sessions will take place in January 2020 for prospective children whose families have registered them with us to start in September 2020. Offers will be sent to families in February 2020.
  • Taster sessions will take place in May 2020 for prospective children whose families have registered them with us to start in January 2021. Offers will be sent to families in June 2020.
  • Taster sessions will take place in October 2020 for prospective children whose families have registered them with us to start in April 2021. Offers will be sent to families in November 2020.
  • Taster sessions will last for between 40 and 60 minutes and will mainly consist of informal play-based activities observed by members of the Early Years team.

Ages 3½ to 4 (Upper Kindergarten)

  • Taster sessions will take place in October/November 2019 for prospective children whose families have registered them with us to start in September 2020. Offers will be sent to families on 29 November 2019, with the deadline for acceptances on Friday 10 January 2020.
  • Taster sessions will take place in May 2020 for prospective children whose families have registered them with us to start in January 2021, with offers sent to families in June 2020.
  • Taster sessions will take place in October 2020 for prospective children whose families have registered them with us to start in April 2021, with offers sent to families in November 2020.
  • Taster sessions will last for around 60 minutes and will mainly consist of informal play-based activities, with some more focused tasks observed by members of the Early Years team.

Ages 4½ to 5 (Reception)

  • Taster sessions will take place in October/November 2019 for prospective children whose families have registered them with us to start in September 2020. Offers will be sent to families on 4 December 2019, with the deadline for acceptances on Friday 10 January 2020.
  • Taster sessions will last for between 60 and 70 minutes and will mainly consist of informal activities, with some more focused tasks observed by members of the Early Years team.

Ages 5½ (Year 1) to 9½ (Year 5)

  • Children will be invited to spend a long morning in school at a mutually convenient time.
  • The morning will include formal academic assessments in English, Maths and Non-Verbal Reasoning, with additional informal classroom observations.
  • Offers will be sent if children successfully pass our entrance criteria.

Places occasionally become available during the academic year if families relocate. Please do contact us to register your interest either for the start of an academic year or if you would like to join us part-way through.

For details on how to join please see the Admissions Procedures page.