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Holy Family Catholic Primary School

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Admission Arrangements

Foundation Stage One (Nursery)

Parents are asked to register their interest in our school as early as possible to inform the school of future numbers.  If you have registered an interest then we will send you an application form to complete in October prior to the following September start date.

Applications for our Nursery are available directly from the school or via the link below.  Please complete all sections of the form and send these directly to the school.  Parents are notified whether a place is available from February prior to the September intake.

We do offer January and April early start dates if we have places available.  If your child qualifies for an early start we will inform you.



Foundation Stage Two (Reception)

Admission to Reception class in September for children who have had their fourth birthday on or before 31st August


Applications for Reception should be made online using the link below


Important:  Please print off and complete the Roman Catholic Additional Information form for Catholic schools and send it directly to the school.

If you are unable to access the admissions website, you can obtain a paper copy of the application form from the school office.


In Year admissions for each class


If you would like to apply for a place at our school then please contact the school to request a place.  All new parents are expected to meet with the Executive Head Teacher or School Manager prior to a place being offered.

Pupils are normally admitted to a school at the start of the next new term other than with prior approval of the Principal of the school or in circumstances beyond the parent’s control e.g. movement into the Borough.

Pupils are required to start at the school within two weeks of the start date offered and places cannot be held open beyond this period.  Applicants must be in a position to take up a place within this stated period.

Further information can be found in the School Admissions Policy.  Please click on the links below


Draft Admissions Policy 2021/22    


The governors of Holy Family Catholic Primary School are the admissions authority and must determine their admission arrangements annually. Where changes are proposed, the admission authority must first publicly consult on those arrangements except if the change is an increase to a school’s published admission number, or to comply with any mandatory requirements of the 2012 Admissions Code or the 2012 Admissions Regulations. This consultation period allows parents, other schools, religious authorities and the local community to raise any concerns about the proposals. Determination Regardless of whether or not consultation was required, arrangements must be determined annually. The consultation period ends on 20 December 2019 Anyone can comment on the proposed arrangements.  If you wish to respond you can do this by emailing during the consultation period. Please see below the draft admission Policies 2021/22


Consultation on a proposed reduction in the published Admission number for The McAughley Catholic High School, with effect from September 2021