We are pleased that you are considering St Mary's Bryanston Square CE Primary School for your child. We hope that you have found all the information you need to help you make your choice.
Please take a few minutes to watch our 'Welcome to St Mary's' video, particularly during this time where school tours are currently unavailable.
If you have not yet read our Early Years page - please click here to read more information about our EYFS classes.
Our admission arrangements are detailed below, should you wish to take your application for a place at St Mary's further. We hope so and look forward to meeting you and your child. For more information about Admissions, please contact Ms Breeda Cahill in our school office.
Parents are able to access Westminster City Councils Hints and Tips Leaflet to support them through the process, click the link for further information: https://westminster.gov.uk/starting-primary-school
St Mary’s takes children from age 3 to 11. This is our admissions policy for 2020/21:
You should apply for a place at St Mary’s through the Local Authority which you live in (eg Westminster, Camden, Brent): Westminster Admissions. They will then contact us to find out whether we are able to offer a space based on our admissions criteria.
As a Church of England school, you will also need to complete the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION FORM FOR ADMISSION 2020-21 and return it to Ms Cahill.
Admission to Nursery is via our school admissions office. The criteria for 2020/21 is as follows:
Determined Admission Arrangements Notice 2020/21
In accordance with Regulation 17 of the School Admissions Regulations 2012, admission arrangements must be formally determined by the responsible admission authority.
The Governing Body of St Mary’s Bryanston Square school hereby formally determine the admission arrangements for the academic year of entry 2020/21. Changes have been made in relation to the attendance at Church during the Covid pandemic. Please see the policy.
In accordance with Regulation 21 of the Regulations and Section 88 of the SSFA 1998, any person or body who considered that any maintained school or Academy’s arrangements are unlawful, or not compliant with the Code or relevant law relating to admissions, can make an objection to the Schools Adjudicator.
Objections to the Schools Adjudicator
In accordance with Regulation 21 of the Regulations and Section 88 of the SSFA 1998, any person or body who considered that any maintained school or Academy’s arrangements are unlawful, or not in compliance with the Code or relevant law relating to admissions, can make an objection to the School Adjudicator.
The following types of objections cannot be brought:
a) objections that seek to remove selective arrangements at a maintained school (which are permitted under Section 105 to 109 of the SSFA 1988) or a selective Academy;
b) objections about own authority admission’s decision to increase or keep the same PAN;
c) objections about a decision by the admission authority of a voluntary controlled or community school to increase or keep the same PAN, unless the objection is brought by the governing body of the school;
d) objections in respect of an agreed variation from the Code in relation to admission arrangements for an Academy;
e) objections to arrangements which raise the same or substantially the same matters as the adjudicator has decided on for that school in the last 2 years; and
f) anonymous objections
Objections should be sent to: OSA, Bishopsgate House, Feethams, Darlington, DL1 5QE or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Further information can be located on the OSA website: