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Canonbury Primary School

Canonbury Primary School is a community school, which means that it is financed by public money and managed by the Local Authority, which also sets the admission requirements.

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Download this school's Determined Admission Arrangements for 2018-19

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  • DfE Code: 206/2854
  • Number of places available in reception class: 60
  • Visiting dates: 18 September, 9 and 30 October, 20 November, 11 December 2019 at 10am
  • School start and finish times: 

    Nursery and Reception: 8.55am-3.15pm
    Years 1-2: 8.55am-3.20pm
    Years 3-6: 8.55am-3.30pm

  • Does the school have two-year-old provision? No
  • Does the school have a nursery class? Yes, 8.55am - 3.15pm
  • Does the school have a breakfast club? Yes
  • Does the school have any after-school childcare? Yes
  • Does the school have a uniform? Yes
  • Is the school recognised as a 'Healthy School'?: Yes, Bronze Award (Sep 18-Se 20)
  • Accessibility: Disabled access to ground floor only
  • Last pupil admitted under distance criterion in Sept 2019: 0.545miles. See this school's Cut Off Distance Map 2019
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Canonbury Music Centre is one of two music centres funded by Islington Council (the other is St Joseph's) where children and young people can take part in small group instrumental classes. Canonbury currently offers keyboards, violin and guitar instrumental tuition on Tuesday after school. Anyone attending an Islington school can apply using the application form also available opposite.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Patrick Mildren, Headteacher
020 7226 5020


Canonbury Road
N1 2UT

Time / date Details

Opening times/date
Nursery and Reception, 8.55am to 3.15pm; Key Stage 1, 8.55am to 3.20pm; Key Stage 2, 8.55am to 3.30pm; Breakfast club 8am to 8.55am; After-school club until 6pm.

Other Details

Can I refer myself?
How to refer or apply

Contact School Admissions, Upper Street, London, N1 1XR, 020 7527 5515 or go online to

Local Offer

How will you support my child?

Further SEND information can be found in Canonbury's School SEND Information Report

Record updated: 05/08/2019