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Enfield Learning Trust

Admissions Information


For September 2021, we will be offering 60 part-time Nursery places and 60 Reception places at our New Southgate (Bowes Road) site.

Nursery - Academic year 2021-22

We will be able to offer Nursery places for children born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018. Should there be a demand for 30 hour Nursery places in our local area, we will be able to offer both part-time (15 hours) and full-time (30 hours) Nursery places at Bowes New Southgate. We will consider the number of full and part-time places we can offer once we receive all applications. 

Reception - Academic year 2021-22

We will be able to offer 60 Reception places at Bowes New Southgate for children born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017. 

The school admissions policy is in line with the London Borough of Enfield procedures.

Admissions criteria for September 2021 can be found in the 'Applying for a Primary School - Enfield' booklet below. 

Nursery and Reception admissions for September 2021 are now open and all applications need to be completed online at or The closing date for applications is normally on or around 15th January every year.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we are unfortunately unable to facilitate parent tours at the moment. 

Please watch our school video to find out more about Bowes. Our school brochure and 'New Parents Presentation' are also available to download below. 

We will be holding some virtual Q & A sessions as an opportunity for prospective parents to ask questions about the school and the admissions process. To book a place please click on this link -






Our School Appeals Guidance and Appeals Forms are available to download below. 

In-Year Applications

If you move into Enfield and require a school place for your child, you need to complete an 'in-year' application form to apply for a place. You will also need to complete this form if you want to request a school transfer for your child. The form can be downloaded below and used to apply for schools both within and outside of Enfield.

This form can only be completed by parents/carers who live in the London Borough of Enfield. If you live outside the London Borough of Enfield, you must contact your own local authority to ask for the relevant application form. You should return the completed form, together with documentation to confirm the child's date of birth to the following address:


London Borough of Enfield
PO Box 56, Civic Centre
Silver Street, Enfield