Thames Ditton Infant School

Learning to learn, learning for life

How to Apply for a Place

If you would like any further information regarding our school or prospective parent tours, please feel very welcome to contact the School Office on 020 8398 5842.  It would be our pleasure to help you with any questions about the school; the staff at Thames Ditton Infant School take great pride in our lovely school and we are very proud of our pupils.


Please see the 'Prospective Parents Tab' to view our school video.


Children start at the infant school in the academic year (1st Sept-31st Aug) that they will be turning 5 years old. We stagger the children into school over a two week period when starting school in Reception.


If your child's birthday is between:

  • 1st Sept 2017 - 31st Aug 2018 - Start School Sept 2022
  • 1st Sept 2018 - 31st Aug 2019 - Start School Sept 2023


The school has the following year groups:

  • Early Years Foundation Stage
    • Reception classes (4-5 years) - three classes
  • Key Stage 1
    • Year 1 classes (5-6 years)- three classes
    • Year 2 classes (6-7 years)- three classes


The governing body is now the admission authority for this school and determines its own admission criteria. Please see below for the admission criteria for 2021 and 2022.  The school uses Surrey County Council to manage admissions and to find up to date information about the school's admission arrangements and details on how to apply, either as part of the normal intake or during the school year, please go to the following link on the Surrey County Council website:


Applications for admission in September 2022 open from 1 November 2021. The closing date for on-time applications is 15 January 2022.