How to Apply for a Primary School Place for 2023

You can make an application for primary school place if your child has their 4th birthday between 1 September 2022 and 31 August 2023

The closing date for applications is midnight on 15 January 2023. Failure to do this may affect your changes of obtaining a place for your child at your preferred schools. 

Make your application and find helpful tips and information with key dates online at:

Apply by post

To complete a paper application form you will need to request one from the Schools Admissions Team at:

See our Admission Policy 2023 for more details.

Supplementary Information Forms are available from the School Office or can be printed using the link below - this must be returned.

Apply for 'in-year transfer'

Moving to a different school at any time other than the usual admission to Reception class, are known as an ‘in-year transfer’. Please see our Admissions Policy 2022 for criteria.  For further information and application form for 'in year' transfer to our school please refer to Northamptonshire County Council website - see link below

Children who have an Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan should contact the EHC team for advice on the application process which applies to them.

Appeals Timetable

If you wish to appeal  please see the Peterborough Diocese Website to request an appeals pack

Following the National Offer Day on 17 April 2023, the deadline for lodging an on-time appeal is 22nd May 2023 (5pm).

The Appeal Clerk will send notification of the Hearing (Date and Time) to the Appellants, week commencing 12 June 2023 and proposed appeal hearing dates are week commencing 10 July 2023.

Spring/Summer 2023 appeals will take place either on Zoom or in-person at the diocesan offices in Northampton and Peterborough.

Decision letters will be sent within 5 working days of the appeal hearing, subject to any unforeseen circumstances.