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Admissions for places in September 2022 are now open.  You can read our 2022-23 Reception admissions policy here.


The admissions arrangements of the Kensington Primary Academy fully comply with the School Admissions Code and admissions law.  The school is open to anyone and is non-selective. 

From 2016 the school will fill up year group by year group until 2022.  For the 2022-23 intake there will be 30 places in Reception and 30 full- time places in the Nursery.  

The most efficient way to apply will be via the e-admissions portal here.  You'll see the Kensington Primary Academy pop up towards the bottom once you've identified the local authority it's in, i.e. The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. You don't have to be a resident of this borough to apply.

Pupil Premium

The school has set aside 20% of places in Reception in 2021-22 for children eligible for the Pupil Premium.  If you think you fall in to this category, please fill out this form and send it to kpa@wlfs-primary.org during the application window (1st September - 15th January).  This is as well as applying in the normal way, not instead of.

In Year Admissions

Should you wish to apply for an in-year place, please complete this form and return it to the School Office with the necessary accompanying documentation.


The school has set aside 20% of places in Nursery in 2022-23 for children eligible for the Pupil Premium. To apply for a Nursery place in September 2022 please complete this application form and return it to the school.  The Nursery day core hours are from 9am until 3pm You can read our 2022-23 Nursery admissions policy here.

30 Hour Code Eligibility

To qualify, each parent (or the sole parent in a single parent family) will need to earn, on average, at least the equivalent of 16 hours on the national minimum wage per week (currently £115.20 per week for over 25s), and no more than  £100,000 per year. 

If you would like to check if you do qualify for this you can do so here.

Paying for your Nursery Fees

Our Nursery fees are £120.00 per week and they are paid via Wisepay.