Starting School & Admissions 

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The school admits children in accordance with the policy laid down by Gloucestershire Local Education Authority. The school can admit 45 children into the Reception year. If more than 45 applications are received, the LEA then decides which children should be offered places. Children are offered three full terms of education in their Reception year and most are admitted in the September following their fourth birthday. Legally, however, children do not have to be in school until the beginning of the term following their fifth birthday, so parents may defer the start of school until January or April if they wish.

As we are a Local Authority maintained school, please contact the local authority using the links below to find out more about our arrangements for admissions. 

For more information on admissions for new starters please click here.

Open mornings for prospective parents for 2022.


We are delighted to offer the following open mornings where any prospective parents of children that will be starting school in September 2022 can come and have a look around the school.


Please sign up for one of the mornings by contacting the school office on 01684291661 and booking in for one of the following dates. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions we will be limiting group sizes to no more the 6 parents per group and we ask that only parents attend these sessions. We will also need any visitors to sanitise their hands on entry into the school and to wear a face mask whilst on the school site.


We really look forward to meeting you over the coming weeks and welcoming you to the school. The dates for the open mornings are as follows:


Thursday 6th January @9:30 am

Thursday 6th January @11:00 am

Monday 10th January @9:30 am

Tuesday 11th January @9:30 am


Admissions to Y1 – Y6

If vacancies arise, children will be admitted during the school year, with priority given:

  • to brothers and sisters of children already on the roll of the school

  • to children who live nearest to the school


For more information on in-year admissions please click here.

In-year Admissions Form

Please contact the school office if you require any further information.