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Admission Arrangements

We know that choosing a school is a big decision for any parent and that the process of school admissions can be confusing.

We hope that the information provided below, outlines some basic details and helps to make the process of transition as smooth and seamless as possible for you. We are here to help you as much as we can. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the school office on 01306 881136.

Our arrangements for school admissions are determined by The Good Shepherd Trust. Further information on this process can be found here.

The Trusts' in-year admissions application form can be found here.

Please contact the school on 01306 881136 to make an appointment to meet the Headteacher and receive a tour of the school.

Applying for a Place

September Admissions

You should receive information leaflets from your child's nursery or pre-school in the autumn term prior to your child’s admission to YR. If you do not receive one, you can contact Surrey County Council or by phone: 03456 009009.

If your child was born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020 you will need to apply for a school place for September 2024. You can apply between 30th October 2023 and 15 January 2024.

All our Admission Policies and Supplementary Forms (SIFs) can be found below. 

Click here to apply directly to Surrey County Council for a place.

In-Year Admission Arrangements

If you require a school place 'in year', please contact Surrey County Council directly. Click here to view the SCC in-year process and to make an application.

Admission Appeals

Information on your right and how to appeal a declined admissions application, can be found here

Appeals resulting from in year admission applications will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

Appellants will be given at least 10 clear school days’ notice of the appeal hearing date.

Appellants will be sent a copy of the Trust's case 7 clear working days in advance of the hearing.

If an appellant wishes to submit further evidence which was not included with their initial appeal, it must be received no later than 5pm on the day preceding 3 clear working days before the appeal hearing date.

The Appeal Panel must decide whether any additional evidence or information received after this date may be considered, taking into account its significance and the effect of a possible need to adjourn the hearing.

The timetable for September 2024 appeals will be published in the Spring Term 2025