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School Admissions

Please see below information regarding admissions guidance for parents on applying for a school. 

This includes basic information for parents on the choices they can make (ie to cater for those who are returning from the EEA who might not be fully up to speed with the English schools system), links across to the devolved administrations’ sites for those returning to Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, and more information on the in-year admissions process 


David Livingstone Academy serves children from four to eleven years old – Years R to 6. Children are admitted to our Academy in accordance with our admissions policy below. Parents and Carers who are considering applying for a place should telephone the Academy office and make an appointment to visit.

DFE Number 306 2008

David Livingstone Academy – STEP Academy Trust,
Northwood Road
0208 653 4240

Croydon – Applying For A Place Guide

New School Admissions Code

Please note the Admission Policies have been updated in line with the requirements of the new School Admissions Code which came into force on 1 September 2021. The policies include clarification of the key issues around the admissions for vulnerable children, in-year admissions and Fair Access Protocols.

Primary school in-year admissions: step by step | Croydon Council

To view our Academy Policies please visit the Key Information section of our website.

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