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ALL ADMISSIONS TO ST NICHOLAS PRIMARY SCHOOL ARE MANAGED THROUGH THE LOCAL EDUCATION AUTHORITY. For further information please contact Wokingham Borough Council. A guide and application form is available from:

 

School Admissions Team

Wokingham Borough Council

PO Box 156

Shute End

Wokingham

Berkshire

RG40 1WN

 

tel: 0118 974 6000

email: schooladmissions@wokingham.gov.uk

web:  www.wokingham.gov.uk/admissions

 

Viewing the school

Open mornings for prospective parents are arranged annually in the Autumn term.  If you cannot make these, appointments can be made to visit the school on an alternative day. Please do not hesitate to contact the school office to arrange this.

 

We do not provide a breakfast or after school club.

 

Open Mornings (for children starting school in September 2021)

Please check back here later in the Summer term 2020 for a list of dates and times to be scheduled in the Autumn term 2020.

 

Transition Visits

Prior to children starting school they are invited to attend a morning session in their classroom to become familiar with their new environment and to meet their peers.  On a separate day, parents are also invited to a brief information meeting with the Headteacher, Foundation Stage teacher, School Council children and representatives from the governing body and PTA.  These visits are extremely useful to both parents and children in getting to know the school.

 

For children starting school in September 2020, the key dates are as follows:

 

Thursday 16th April 2020 - National Offer Day (primary school places)

Monday 4th May 2020 - Deadline to accept offer of school place

Monday 18th May 2020 - Closing date for receipt of appeals

Early June 2020 - Welcome letter to be emailed to parent from St Nicholas School

Summer break - EYFS Transitions (to be confirmed)

Monday 7th - Friday 11th September 2020 - EYFS children attend on a part-time basis.

Monday 14th September 2020 - From this date, all EYFS children attend full time.

 

Home Visits

The Foundation stage team will arrange a visit to meet parents and child at home in early September prior to starting school.

For a virtual tour of the EYFS classroom, please click the link below to be directed to the Milne class page.

Admissions Policy 2020-2021

Admissions Policy 2021-2022

The arrangements for admission to the school in the academic year September 2021 – 2022 have now been determined (above).  If you consider that these are not in compliance with the School Admissions Code or the law relating to admissions, you may object to the Schools Adjudicator. Contact details can be found on the Office of the Schools Adjudicator website:

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/office-of-the-schools-adjudicator

 

The deadline for sending objections is 15 May 2020.

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