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How to Apply for a place at Maids Moreton C.E. School

Maids Moreton is a Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School for children of 4 to 11 years of age.  Our school is currently expanding and changing status from being an infant school to a full primary. The timeline is as follows:

September 2020 - Years R to 2
September 2021 - Years R to 3
September 2022 - Years R to 4
September 2023 - Years R to 5
September 2024 - Years R to 6

Our school's published admission number for each year group is 15. In September 2019, we applied through the Local Authority to the Schools' Adjudicator, to reduce our admission number from 30 to 15 from September 2020 with a view to becoming a full primary school for children aged 4-11 years. In December 2019 we received approval from the Office of the Schools Adjudicator and a such, our published admission number from September 2020 changed to 15.

Our Admissions Policies can be viewed by clicking on the links below. 

To apply for a place at Maids Moreton CE School you need to contact the Local Authority in which you live.  If you live in Buckinghamshire you can apply on line by going to where you will find step by step guidance.

Making an In Year Application: If you wish to apply for a place after the normal transfer time then you need to make an in year application.   

  • if you wish to move schools but are not moving house, you will need to speak to the headteacher of your existing school for an application form
  • if you are moving house you can use the Buckinghamshire Council online application form

Where there is oversubscription, the school’s admissions policy is applied, and applicants are placed on the waiting list held by the Buckinghamshire Council School Admissions team. In the event of an unsuccessful application, parents may choose to appeal through the Buckinghamshire Council Appeals Procedure.

Dates for Admission

Children are admitted to the school in September at the start of the academic year in which they celebrate their 5th birthday.  Children must attend full time in the term after which they become 5. The school operates a very flexible policy and will decide whether full time or part time is most appropriate for younger pupils.  

Prior to admission the children are invited to two “taster” sessions to become familiar with the teachers, the setting and other children who will be starting school at the same time. The school has very close links with the local on-site Pre-School as well as a number of other local providers. The Reception class teachers visit each new child in their pre-school or nursery settings prior to school admission.  Parents are also invited to a starting school information evening. These events are intended to make the transfer from home to school as smooth and comfortable as possible. 

How to find about about our school and arrangements for visits

Unfortunately, due to Covid regulations,  we are not currently in a position to allow visits to school.  In its place, we have prepared a presentation for prospective parents which can be viewed by clicking on the link below. The presentation contains a wealth of information about our school. We are also more than happy to speak to prospective parents on the phone or via email so If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us.