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Edlesborough School

The Knowledge Schools Trust

We aim to provide children with a classical liberal education, regardless of background or ability.

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Reception Admissions

Our school is open to anyone and is non-selective. Applications are submitted through Buckinghamshire Council. If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below.

Since February, parents are no longer able to call the Buckinghamshire Admissions & Transport team. If you dial 01296 383250 you will hear an automated message advising you to visit their website. If you dial the main BCC telephone number, an advisor will inform you to complete a Contact Us form, which you can access through this link.

If Edlesborough Primary Academy is oversubscribed, it's published oversubscription criteria will be used to decide the order in which applicants will be offered places. If you have not been offered a place for Reception 2022 and would like to appeal, please do so through Buckinghamshire Council.

Timescale for Reception 2022 appeals:

  • Deadline for parents to lodge their appeal: 16th May 2022, midday
  • Deadline for submitting additional documents: 31st May 2022, 5pm
  • Appellants will get at least 10 school days (14 calendar days) notice of the hearing date
  • Decision letters will be sent out within 5 school days (7 calendar days) of the date of the last appeal to be heard

In-Year Admissions

Should you wish to apply for an in-year place, please complete this application form and return it to the School Office with the necessary accompanying documentation.

If Edlesborough Primary Academy is oversubscribed, it's published oversubscription criteria are used to decide the order in which applicants will be offered places. If you have not been offered a place and would like to appeal, please do so through Buckinghamshire Council. Please note, the deadline for lodging an appeal is within 28 days of the refusal letter. The appeal will be heard as soon as possible.

Pre-School Admissions

Application forms are available from the school office, where completed forms should be returned to. Applications for a place in Pre-School will be processed by the school. Verbal or telephone applications will not be accepted.

Applicants will be notified by telephone and letter of the outcome of their applications. Applicants to whom places are offered will have seven working days to either accept or decline the offered place. After seven workings days, if no confirmation is received, the place will be offered to another family.

Where no place is available, the applicant will be advised in writing and added to the waiting list. The order of the Waiting List will be determined in accordance with the priority allocation list above and availability of sessions remaining.

Admission to the Pre-school is no guarantee of admission to Edlesborough Primary Academy.

Open Mornings

For more information about our upcoming open mornings please visit this page.