At Deepdene, we aim to make the admissions process as smooth and informative as possible. We understand that choosing the right school for your son or daughter is a big decision, and we will help to support you through this in any way we can.

Nursery, Reception and Year 3 are the main entry points, but a good number of pupils also join the school in the other year groups.

Prep School Places

Admissions for the Prep School (Reception to Year 6) will be managed by the Roedean Admissions team, with Mrs Alexa Barlow, Group Registrar, as your main point of contact ( or complete the enquiry form)

Nursery Places

For Nursery admissions, please contact Ms Alison Taylor ( or complete the enquiry form) who will be delighted to discuss available hours and fees with you.

Process and Booking a Visit

Please get in touch with your son or daughter’s full name, date of birth, and a recent school report if applicable.  We would then be delighted to arrange a tour, which is the best way to get a feel for the school, and is an excellent opportunity to meet with some current pupils, who will act as your tour guides.  We will also schedule in a chance for a discussion with the Principal (Nicola Gane) the Head of School (Tracey Hayward) or the Nursery Manager.

Registration requires the completion of the Registration Form and costs £50.  Children can then enjoy a Taster Day with us which is a chance for your child and the class to get to know each other in a relaxed setting.

Once a place has been offered to your child you will be required to secure your child’s place with a £500 deposit (not applicable to the Nursery). This will be returned to you at the end of your child’s last term in the school.

Enquiry Form

We will use the information you have shared above to contact you about your enquiry and any upcoming events relevant to said enquiry. Yours and your child’s information will be securely retained on record until they are no longer of school age or you request for your information to be erased. At no point will this information be sold to third parties. By submitting this enquiry you consent to Deepdene Prep and the Roedean Group of Schools processing and storing your data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation for administrative purposes. If you wish to be removed from our database in the future you can do so by emailing