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Rosedale Primary School Virtual Tour

Presentation about starting Reception

If you're looking for a school for your child for Reception, please take a look through the presentation below which gives you some more information about Reception at Rosedale. 


Admission to Rosedale Primary School

Below you will find details of the admissions process. If you are considering Rosedale as a school for your child please contact us on 01302 782744 to arrange to have a look around. We'd love to show you around our school and answer any questions that you have about the school or about the admissions process. 



Starting School

Schools in Doncaster admit children to reception classes in September at the start of the school year if they have had their fourth birthday on or before 31 August.

How to apply


Only Doncaster residents should complete our application forms. If you live outside of Doncaster you must apply to your home Admission Authority regardless of which school you wish to apply for

Admission Policies and Guides


Nursery Admissions


Normal Admission
Children are normally admitted in the September following their third birthday.

Early Admission
If there are sufficient places in a nursery, children may be admitted earlier as children can start nursery the term following their third birthday.

e.g children born between:

1st September and 31st December are eligible to start nursery in January
1st January and 31st March are eligible to start nursery after Easter
1st April and 31st August will start nursery in September


Session Times
The headteacher decides which session a child will attend. Whilst every effort is made to take parents preferred session into account, parents must understand this is not always possible.


How to Contact the Admissions Team


Tel: 01302 737204


Civic Office, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU



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