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Welcome to Margaret Roper School, we'd love to meet you and show you around our wonderful school !  We are so proud of what we achieve!
Margaret Roper is a Catholic Primary School which serves the community.   Parents & Carers who are interested in an excellent, value-based education are welcome to apply, including families from other faiths and denominations.

We currently have some vacancies in the school.  If you are interested in a place for your child(ren) at Margaret Roper, please contact the school office at 

We have an open session on Wednesday 20th December at 10am.
Further open sessions will be available in January, or call us to arrange a personal visit at any time.  
Consultation on Admissions Arrangements 2025/26

In accordance with the School Admissions Code, we are consulting on our Admissions Policy and Arrangements for Admission to Margaret Roper Catholic Primary School in 2025/26.

The consultation period lasts from Friday 15th December to Friday 26th January inclusive and all responses must be received within this time period. In your response, please include your full name, title and contact details. Responses can be sent by:

post to:            The Admissions Secretary

Margaret Roper Catholic Primary School

Russell Hill Road



or by email to:

(with the subject ‘Admissions Arrangements Consultation 2025’)

The main proposed changes are as follows:

  1. The removal of the submission of a Supplementary Information Form (SIF) and Priest Reference Form as evidence of the Candidate’s Catholic faith. Replaced with the submission of a Certificate of Catholic Practice (CCP), or a copy of the Baptismal certificate or evidence of reception into the Catholic Church for the Candidate.
  2. The revision of oversubscription sub-categories related to sibling priority, social pastoral and emotional needs and proximity to school, which will be applied within each admissions criteria, rather than forming separate criteria themselves. This is in line with the new Diocesan model policy for primary schools.

The Consultation Admissions Policy and Arrangements for 2025 are below and also available on the London Borough of Croydon’s admissions website.

Reception Class September 2024 & In-year entry

For applicants applying for Reception places in September 2024, the Admissions Policy and Supplementary Information Form is shown below:

Admissions Policy-2024-25

Supplementary Information Form 2023-4 06092023

MR Statement of Behaviour Principles 2021-22

Margaret Roper is a Catholic School, but you don't have to be a Catholic to join us - we are open to application from families from other faiths or no faith. 

By 15th January you should :

  1. Go to School admissions - London Borough of Croydon and submit your Croydon Common Application Form.  Include Margaret Roper in your list of preferred schools.  (If you live in a borough outside Croydon, you must do this through your own council website).
  2. Complete the Supplementary Information Form (link above) for Margaret Roper School and return it to the school.
  3. Arrange for completion of the Priest Reference Form (link above).  You will need to complete your own details and then pass on to your Priest.  For further information please contact your own parish.


Should you require further assistance, please use the contact details below.

Please e-mail: or telephone 020 8660 0115 and leave a message (option 2)

Please see link below for Admission Appeals Information / Timetable

Appeals Timetable 2024

Admissions Policy 2023/24

Please see the Admissions Policy below for September 2023:


Prior year Admissions Policy


Margaret Roper Admissions Policy 2021-22 updated 21.7.21






Please note we have Full Wrap Around Care Provision in place.

Breakfast Club runs from 7.30am every day

After School Club runs until 5.55pm every day

See the Breakfast and After School Club tab under Parent Info for more information.