Admissions at normal point of entry
We are delighted that you are considering St John’s as the school for your child.
There are two normal points of admission into St John’s School. The first normal point of admission is into Reception Class; children normally enter the Reception Class in September of the school year in which they turn five. Our admission number for children into Reception Class is currently 30.
The second normal point of admission is into Year 3. Children typically enter St John’s into Year 3 in September of the school year in which they turn eight. St John’s admission number is increased by 15 for entry into Key Stage 2 to accommodate children moving into Y3 from Speen School.
Admissions at the normal point of entry are regulated by the Coordinated Admission Scheme for Primary Schools in Buckinghamshire.
In year admissions
In-year admissions or admissions at the beginning of school years other than Reception and Year 3 are co-ordinated by the school. Parents are invited to contact the school directly and the application will be considered by the Local Governing Body. Applications will only be considered up to half a term (using the three-term year) in advance of the desired date for entry.
In year admission to the school depends on whether or not there are places available. St John’s school has 30 places for year groups from Reception up to and including Year 2 and 45 places for Years 3-6.
Where an application for an in-year admission is refused parents will be given 20 school days from the date of refusal to prepare and lodge their appeal using the appeal form below. The appeal must be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged. Further details for in year admissions can be found in the school’s admission policy.
Below are links to our Admissions Policy and to relevant Buckinghamshire County Council web pages to help you get all the information that you need. However, if you still have questions please do contact the school office.