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**We currently have a few spaces available in some of our classes.  Please contact the school office if you would like to come and see why we have been declared the 'Number One School in West Berkshire'**  

 

If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below.  We welcome visits from prospective parents at anytime throughout the year. 

 

Applications for entry into our Reception class begins in October (for entry in the following academic year). Prospective parents should apply for a school place by the closing date in the academic year of their child's 4th Birthday.

 

Our Pupil Admission Number (P.A.N) is 15 i.e we can offer up to a maximum of 15 pupils a place in our reception class (in very exceptional circumstances we may exceed our P.A.N). Over 60% of our current pupil cohort comes from out of catchment. The headteacher would be delighted to show prospective parents around the school - please ring or e-mail the office to make an appointment.

 

Woolhampton School Catchment Area

 

2020/2021 Academic Year

Parents who need to apply for a place starting in the 2020/2021 academic year are those with a child whose date of birth is between 1st September 2015 and 31st August 2016. On-time applicants can apply for a school place from October 2019, online (Online Application Form) or by post. The closing date for application is 15th January 2020. Late applicants can still apply but will need to post or email an application form. Depending on the time and reason that a late application is received, it may still be considered in the normal round of admissions. Offers are made to all West Berkshire applicants on the 16th April 2020. Further information on how and when to apply for a place at Woolhampton C.E. Primary School and application data for 2019 is available from the West Berkshire Council Website.

 

Access to the West Berkshire School Admission Guide, can be accessed here.

 

In Year and Late Admissions

Information on how to apply for any year group in our school, at times other than the normal admission points, is available on the West Berkshire Council Website.

 

Appeal Information

For information on how to appeal against a West Berkshire Council decision, can be found on their website. Information from the Department for Education can also be located on their website.

 

MARCH 2020 UPDATE:  Due to the current coronavirus pandemic the appeals deadlines for 2020 are under review.  Below are the proposed dates for appeal deadlines - the deadline will depend on when schools return and the various different return date scenarios are as follows:

 

Secondary Appeals

On time appeals final date:

18th May

Return after Easter:

2nd June

Return after May half term:

3rd July

Return in September:

6th October

 

Primary Appeals

On time appeals final date:

20th July

Return after Easter:

20th July (as above)

Return after May half term:

9th October

Return in September:

2nd December

 

 

In-year appeals

These will be heard as soon as possible after schools return from the coronavirus closure

 

For information on the West Berkshire procedure or details of the Department for Educations admission code, please click on the relevant logo.

 

 

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