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Admissions

Applying for a Place at our School

Applications for Reception and Junior places are handled by the Admissions & Transport Team at Buckinghamshire Council, County Hall, Aylesbury.

In the event of the number of applications for places at the school exceeding the number of places available, the criteria laid down by Buckinghamshire Council will be followed in the allocation of places.

Please find details of the application process and the admission rules for our school on the Buckinghamshire Council website at:

Buckinghamshire Council Application Process

Our Catchment

Please click on the link below to check whether your address is in the catchment area for the school:

Stoke Poges School Catchment Area

Admissions to Reception

In the few months before they begin school, parents are invited to meet the Headteacher and the Reception staff. Every effort is made to have children in school for an informal session before they officially start.

Children are admitted full time in September unless parents feel that their child is not ready for this. By law, children must start at the commencement of the term following that in which they have their fifth birthday.

We will be holding Open Mornings on Tuesday 8th November and Tuesday 29th November, 9.30-11.30am. If you would like to attend, please email our school office with your name, telephone number and email address and we will contact you to make an appointment.

Places are allocated using criteria, which include residence in the school's catchment area, distance from school and whether or not the child already has a sibling attending the school.

The deadline for Reception Admission September 2023- August 2024 for children born between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019 is 15th January 2023.

Children attending an infant school and born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016 will move up to junior school in September 2023. The deadline to submit your application is 14th January 2023.

Please see the link to Buckinghamshire Council admissions below for more details:

Admissions to Reception

In Year Applications

Parents wishing to send their children to any other year group should make an appointment to see the Headteacher. Application forms can be obtained from the school office of your child’s current primary school.

If a school place is required for families moving into the area, guidance for this, and an online submission form can be found at:

In Year Applications

For admission enquiries/contact please use the Contact Us form below:

Buckinghamshire Council Contact Us

or

www.buckscc.gov.uk/admissions

The school’s current published admissions number per year group is 60 for Reception and Key Stage One and 64 for Key Stage Two.