Merrow C of E Infant School


To arrange a visit or find out more about our school please ring the school office

01483 561501 or email

ADMISSIONS FOR ENTRY to Reception for September 2021

If your child was born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 you need to apply for a school place.

You can start your application at any time from 2nd November 2020 but you must have completed it by 15 January 2021

Surrey County Council is the admission authority for this school. 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 use this link to the Surrey County Council website. 

If you do not have internet access at home you can use the internet at your local library for free (telephone 0300 200 1001 to book a computer), an internet café or possibly at your place of work (with permission).

If you are unable to apply online and need to apply on paper please contact Surrey County Council on 0300 200 1004 after 2nd November 2020. A booklet will not be sent to you unless you request one. We do not keep copies of this booklet in school.

For all other enquiries contact Surrey on 0300 200 1004

Does your child have a statement of special educational needs? If your child has a statement of special educational needs you will receive a personalised admissions pack which will tell you how to apply for a school place.

In year applications

If you need to apply for a place in our current Year RYear 1 or Year 2 please follow this link for the in year admissions details. You need to complete a CMA form and submit it to Surrey County Council.

Find out more about Surrey Local Authority Admissions CLICK HERE

Surrey Family Information Service - this service provides free information, advice and assistance for families, children and young people in Surrey aged 0-19 years old (up to 25 years old for people with special educational need). This includes up to date information about childcare, early education and financial help that can be accessed by internet, email, telephone and outreach services. They also have a Family Information Directory containing details of services and events for families. Telephone 0300 200 1004 email:  

Determination of Surrey’s school admission arrangements for community and voluntary controlled schools for September 2022


The admission arrangements for Surrey's community and voluntary controlled schools for 2022 admission have now been determined. Full details are available on the school admissions pages of Surrey County Council website under ‘Admission arrangements and outcomes’ -

As part of the determination the following changes have been applied:

The majority of community and voluntary controlled schools - Removal of use of ‘nearest school’ as a criterion within the admission arrangements (this will only remain in place for 8 schools)

  1. Beauclerc Infant School – introduction of a sibling link with Chennestone Primary School
  2. Horley Infant School – introduction of a reciprocal sibling link with Yattendon School
  3. Onslow Infant School – reduction in published admission number for Reception from 90 to 60

Any person or body who considers that any aspect of these admission arrangements are unlawful or not in compliance with the School Admissions Code or relevant law relating to admissions, can make an objection to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator. Objections must be referred by 15 May 2021 and further information on how to make an objection can be obtained from the Office of the Schools Adjudicator website.