Admissions Information


Priority for admissions is firstly given to baptised Catholics who are resident in the parish of St Aidan's, Coulsdon, followed by Catholic children who live in other parishes.


Welcome to St Aidan’s Catholic Primary School, a happy and successful over-subscribed school, serving the families of the worshipping Catholic community of Coulsdon. We are committed to providing the highest quality of education within a strong Catholic context. 

When a child arrives at St Aidan's. they start their journey with us, one where the whole community works together to guide them towards the discovery of their own unique set of God-given talents.

Our pupils are proud of their school and when they leave here they are confidently able to contribute to society as good and responsible citizens, who are proud of their Catholic faith.

Why Choose Us?

We are delighted that you are considering St Aidan's Catholic Primary School for your child’s education.

In this section, you’ll find details of the application process. 

St Aidan’s Primary is a one-form entry Catholic Primary School for children aged 4-11 years old.  There are currently 222 children on roll. We have a committed staff team, dedicated Governors, a group of passionate parents who form our parent-school association (SASA) and incredibly supportive parents and carers, who make up our school community. At St Aidan's you can expect:

  • A clear focus on the all-round development of your child
  • A consistently high standard of education with enriching after-school provision
  • Experienced teaching staff providing the best-tailored learning experience for all children

We are always pleased to offer a number of open days where parents and families are welcomed by the Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher and  given a guided a tour of the school alongside our year 6 pupils. The Headteacher or Senior Leader along with the Early Years Lead will then do a presentation and talk which gives an opportunity to ask questions.

Often SASA (St Aidan's School Association), are also available to welcome prospective parents and families so they too can talk about their experiences of the school and the work that they do to support the education of the children.

Parents applying for Reception places will be given the our Supplementary Information Form (SIF) to complete which can be found at the righthand side of this page.  Copies are also available at the school office.

You will need to return this document to the school in addition to completing the online application form through e-admissions

The government deadline to submit applications for Reception is Monday 15th January 2024.

Job Vacancies

Class Teacher

St Aidan's Catholic Primary School is looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated teacher to join our welcoming team.  We believe that childhood is a precious time and our staff work hard to make sure that children's time with us is happy and fulfilling. We’ve created an environment based on our shared Catholic ethos, where every child is recognised as special and unique. We work hard to make our school an exciting place to learn. A place where every child achieves their best.

We are looking for a teacher who is:

  • Able to plan and deliver excellent and engaging teaching for our children.
  • Able to set high expectations of the children's learning and behaviour.
  • Able to lead the development of a curriculum area throughout the school.
  • Supports and can promote the values and Catholic ethos of our school.

We can offer you:

  • Motivated children who want to learn.
  • Supportive colleagues.
  • A commitment to your continuing professional development.

About the post:

There is flexibility over the year group to be taught so we can work around your strengths as a teacher.

ECTs are welcome to apply.

If you are interested in becoming part of our team then we encourage you to come and visit our school to see us at work. Please contact the school office to arrange a time to visit or for an informal discussion with our head of school, Mrs Caterina Hughes. Please see below the full job application and an application form to complete and return to the school office


St Aidan's Teacher Advert

St Aidan's Teacher Application Form


St Aidan's Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.  Our recruitment process follows the Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance.  Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks: DBS, Medical, and Social Media Prohibition from teaching, right to work, satisfactory references, suitability to work with children.

Please get in touch with our school office if you would like to book onto one of our tours. Good luck with your applications!

Applications for September 2024 are now closed - National Offer Day for Reception places will be Tuesday 16th April 2024


Please click on the links below for further information:

Supplementary Information Form

Home School Agreement

School admission appeals for reception year 2024.docx


Please see our admissions policy which can be found under the 'Key Information' tab then clicking on the drop down tab 'Policies'.


We hope you find the information you need on the website but if not, please do contact us.