The Willow School and Broadwaters' Children's Centre

Admissions to our school

The Willow is truly the best school in Haringey by far.

Your school is so welcoming and vibrant.

 Thank you so much for accepting X into your school - a life changing moment for the better.

Parents, 2023

 Willow School Brochure/Prospectus 

Tour of the school with Ms Ferdinand headteacher 

 Reception open morning (June 23): Part ONE   Part TWO

Reception children starting school in September 2023 


To see the inclusive and fun Willow school in action, you are most welcome to come along to a school tour. In November 2022 we held our Information Morning - find out more here:

 Information Morning presentation (10 November 2022)  

We have an information morning on Thursday 9 November 2023 from 8.55am until 11.35am (nearly 3 hours so for adults onlywhich includes tours of the school site by Year 5 children aged 9 years old. At this information meeting, you will  meet Ms Ferdinand the headteacher, Rob our main Reception lead/teacher, and Umarani Nathan who looks after the pastoral care of the children (and you), on the journey in school. Please book onto this important one off event. Email Umarani Nathan at as this event will not be repeated.

In addition, we will resume (in October), 15min tours of the reception areas (playground, classrooms, eating spaces)  aimed just for children (with their adults). These should start October 2023 and will run approx weekly until January 2024 - they are led by Umarani Nathan (Uma).

Please book your spaces by emailing Umarani (Uma) Nathan at

We also have virtual tours of the school here: Tour of the school

Do take a look at our frequently asked questions on reception school tours here: 

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Admission for Years 1 to 6 

We have a few vacancies in some year groups. You will need to register with Haringey if you wish to apply for a space in years 1 to 6. Link to Haringey Admissions page (Years 1-6) 

If  Haringey Council offer your child a place at the Willow school,  we will contact you by email/phonecall once Haringey have notified us.

 "This school is SO friendly, I came here from another country, didn't know anyone, and now, a  month later, I have SO many friends, in fact, all of my class, and I LOVE it here!"  new Child explaining to another new child, what is is like to join The Willow - January 2023

Waiting Lists and Appeals

Please call the Haringey admissions team each term to ensure you remain on the waiting list for The Willow Primary school as these lists are regularly updated. The council number (ask for the school admissions team) is: 020 8489 1000.   If you wish to appeal for a place you  should contact Haringey School Admission Appeals directly. 

Special Education Needs (SEN)

To find out more about our offer to children with SEND please see our SEND Policy.  Please call the school (020 8885 8800) for a printed version or view a copy here:  SEND policy

If you would like to talk to someone about our offer for children with special educational needs please contact our SENCO (Ms Hua).  Please email and ask for an appointment.


All I can say is thank you - my children are transformed by your school. Words can't explain how happy I am that my children are part of such an amazing and nurturing school.

New parent 2022