Please see our Admissions Policy for full information or contact the school for specific enquiries.
The school has it’s own policy for Nursery Admissions. Nursery Admissions Policy
We offer the Free Government Funded 15 hours per week either through a morning session or an afternoon session. We also offer the Free Government Funded 30 hours session for eligible children. Please use the link for more information on eligibility for the 30 hours sessions. GOV.UK - 30 Hours Free Childcare
To apply for a place at our nursery, please pop into the school office to complete a registration form or alternatively complete and return the following form to A2200@taw.org.uk. Nursery Registration Form
We will contact you the term before your child is due to start nursery to let you know if we are able to offer your child a nursery session (Will depend on current numbers in nursery). Once a place is offered, we will send you the induction arrangements for you and your child.
Our Admissions Authority, Telford and Wrekin Council, coordinates our school admissions from Year Reception to Year 6. Detailed step by step instructions on how to apply for any school place can be found here.
The school admissions website page contains lots of information around school admissions, together with a link of how to apply. www.telford.gov.uk/admissions.
Note to apply for a school place you will need to create an account on the Parent Portal or log into you existing account. Parent Portal Website
If parents do not have access to a computer, please contact the school to arrange an appointment to use the schools computer facilities or alternatively visit a local library to use their computer facilities.
If you are having problems with your application or have any other queries please email the School Admissions Team on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reception Class Application Process
The application process will begin around twelve months before your child is eligible to start school.
|DATE OF BIRTH||APPLY BETWEEN||CAN START SCHOOL|
|1st September 2019 - 31st August 2020||October 2023 - 15th January 2024||September 2024|
|1st September 2021 - 31st August 2021||October 2024 - 15th January 2025||September 2025|
The Reception application poster can be found here.
If your child was born between 1st September 2019 - 31st August 2020 you must apply for a Reception place in a primary school or infant school for the academic year 2023/2024.
Closing date for applications: 15th January 2024. If your child has an Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP) the closing date is 31st October 2023.
An introduction to Primary Education for Parents, including full details of the arrangements for admissions can be found here.
Most parents want their children to start school in September, but if you are considering delaying or deferring your child’s entry to school, please download the Policy for Delayed or Deferred Entry to Reception for more information. Requests to delay a child’s entry to school must be made by returning the request form to email@example.com by 31 December 2023. When we are notified by the Local Authority of the place offered to your child(ren), we will contact you regarding the Reception Class induction arrangements for September. This will usually be late June/early July.
Admission to Other Year Groups (In-Year Transfers)
Families who move to Telford and Wrekin outside the normal points of entry i.e. at the start of primary or secondary school and need school places for their children will need to make an in-year application.
For admission to all other year groups, the school will admit children up to the class number limit, after which the class will be deemed full. The school has a Published Admission Number (PAN) of 60 places for each year group. All requests for places must be applied to Telford and Wrekin Council Admissions. See above for the application process.
For In-Year Transfer/Admissions (i.e. not starting September), please refer to the following guidance notes.
When we are notified by the Local Authority of the place offered to your child(ren), we will contact you regarding an induction meeting with you, your child(ren) and the school. This meeting will consist of a short induction for your child(ren) to their new class and teacher and a meeting with the School Business Manager to share all important/relevant school information/polices.
Moving to Telford
If you are moving into the Borough and you fall into the category of vulnerable learner or key worker and may require assistance regarding a school place in terms of child care please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please contact legal and democratic email if you wish to receive further advice Democratic.Services@telford.gov.uk.
Secondary School Application Process
Details on how to apply for a Secondary School for September 2024 can be found here.
Children born between 1st September 2012 and 31st August 2013 will start secondary school from September 2024. Parents need to apply for a Year 7 place by 31st October 2023.
Transferring from primary to secondary school is an important and exciting step in your child’s education. Children usually start secondary school at the start of September following their eleventh birthday.
Children with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) must also apply by 31st October 2023.
You are strongly advised to apply to four local schools including your nearest or catchment area school. You can use the Catchment Area School Finder Tool to check which school are your nearest or catchment area schools.
An introduction to Secondary Education for Parents, including full details of the arrangements for admissions can be found here.