Please find below details of our admissions procedures. If unsure in any way about how to go about applying for a place at Ark Brunel, please contact us at school. We will be happy to explain in further detail how to apply.

  • Nursery admissions are dealt with by the school.  Enrolment forms can be obtained from the school office.  Nursery applications will be dealt with by our Admissions Officer, Sally Cusack, who can be contacted on 0207 565 5875, 020 8969 4094 or
  • Applications for Reception are dealt with by the family’s local authority.  Online application is encouraged, though paper forms can be obtained from the School Admissions Team at the LA.
  • Applications for places in Y1-Y6 are classed as ‘In Year Transfers’ and are dealt with by the RBKC School Admissions Team.  In Year Transfer application forms can be downloaded/printed off the LA website, or completed online. Click here for the RBKC interactive PDF Primary In-Year Admission, Common Application Form
  • Once an offer has been made by the LA, we will then send Ark Brunel application forms to the parents for completion.  Waiting lists are maintained by the LA and parents should contact the School Admissions Team for information regarding their child's place on the list.

PDF iconArk Brunel Admission Policy 2018-19

PDF iconArk Brunel Admission Policy 2019-20

Ark Brunel Primary Admissions Policy 2020-21.pdf


Admissions appeals

Appeals for children refused a place at a preferred school for admission to Reception class in September will be heard in line with the School Admissions Appeals Code (2012).  Click here for information on RBKC Admission Appeals.

  Offer date Deadline for lodging an appeal
Primary 16 April 2019 20 May 2019

On-time appeals will be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for submitting appeals. Appeals submitted after this date will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being submitted, whichever is the later date.

Parents/carers will be notified of their appeal date by an external agency engaged by the Ark Network.

Please read this guidance on Infant class size appeals , click here for the primary appeal form.

Please contact the academy if you need a paper form.