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Donnington Primary School educates children between the ages of 3 and 11. We are a one-form entry school and our current capacity is 240 pupils. We also have Little Donnington Playgroup onsite.


Applications for admission to the September 2023 Reception class are handled by Brent Admissions and should be made online via the Brent website. All applications must be made by 15th January 2023.



Donnington Primary School Reception Open Days and Tours




Tuesday 4th October 2022


Tuesday 11th October


Tuesday 1st November


Tuesday 8th November


Tuesday 6th December


Tuesday 10th January 2023




All tours will be subject to appropriate COVID-19 guidance. Please email  or telephone the school on 0208 451 0761 at least 2 days before your chosen date so that we can advise you of current guidance.



To apply for a place in the Nursery 2023 class please contact the School Office.


Nursery – three to four-year-old children (part-time)
Reception – four to five-year-old children (full-time)
Key Stage 1 (Infants) – five to seven year old children (Years 1 and 2)
Key Stage 2 (Juniors) – seven to eleven-year-old children (Years 3, 4, 5, and 6)

1. Children ‘looked after’ by the London Borough of Brent (Young People in Public Care)
2. Special/Social Needs (Documented by a Consultant or Senior Social Worker) and
supported with a Statement of Special Educational Needs.
3. Sibling connection – brothers or sisters already attending Donnington.
4. Residence in the catchment area.
5. Applicants outside the catchment area.


Apart from Nursery, all admissions are administered by Brent Council at Brent Admissions, Brent Civic Center, Engineers Way, Wembley HA9 0FJ. You can also apply on line. Visits to the School by prospective parents can be arranged by appointment.


The Nursery Application form can be found below, or a form may be collected from the School Office, with a list of the admissions criteria we use.

Please note that gaining a Nursery place does not guarantee a Reception place the following year.