School Admissions is often a very anxious time for parents. The School Office is always available to talk about admissions both into Nursery and Primary School and we regularly hold school tours to enable prospective parents and their children to have a look around and get a glimpse of school life. If you need help and advice on what to do, please call the office for a chat or to arrange an appointment.


Admission to Nursery

Nursery admissions are managed directly by the school. To apply for a nursery class place, please fill in the application form below and send to The school will inform you directly if you have been offered a place in the nursery and when your child will start. You can contact the School Office on 01753 521215 or 01753 531415 or by email to

Nursery Application Form


Admission to Primary School (Reception to Year 6)

Admissions to Reception to Year 6 are managed by Slough Borough Council. If you have a child who was born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018, you must apply for a Reception school place for September 2022.


To view Claycots 2022-23 admissions policy please click here: Admissions Policy


Applications for Reception in September 2022 have now closed.


Please see below for the determined admission arrangements for Claycots for 2022-23:

Determined admission arrangements for Slough community and voluntary controlled primary schools for 2023-24 – Slough Borough Council

As admissions are managed by Slough Borough Council, please see the link below to Slough’s guide to starting Primary School in 2022:


The easiest way to apply to Claycots School is via Slough Council’s Citizen Portal: Click here to visit Slough Citizen Portal. Once you have applied online, you will be offered a place to a primary school on 16th April 2022.


If you would like any further or information, please visit the Admissions Section on the Slough Website:


It would help us if you could fill the below application form and return to along with the process outlined above.

Reception to Year 6 Application Form


Welcome to Claycots Booklets

The school has punished welcome booklets for children joining Reception and all other year groups that are available to read below:

Welcome To Claycots (All Years)

Welcome To Reception

Welcome to Nursery

The school is always happy to assist parents with the application process wherever we can. Should you require any assistance in applying for a place for your child/children, please contact us via email ( or via telephone (01753 521215) to speak to a member of our friendly office team.


Primary School Admissions

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