Primary School entry to Year R in September 2024

If your child was born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020, they are due to start school in the school year beginning September 2024.

Admission to a Year R class is not automatic.

Applications open on 1st November 2023.

The deadline date for applying for a school place in Year R is 15th January 2024.

For more information and guidance about how to apply for a place please visit: Hampshire School Admissions 

Hampshire County Council School Catchment Area Finder

The County Council will consider first all those applications received by the published deadline. Notifications to parents offering a primary or infant school place will be sent by the County Council on 16th April 2024.

Information about the school and our virtual tour can be found here.

Our admissions policies can be found here.


Admissions Appeals Timeline for Year R (starting school in reception in September 2024)

National notification date for on-time applicants Tuesday 16th April 2024
Notification date for late applicants (whose applications are received after 15th January and before 16th April 2024) Monday 29th April 2024
Deadline date for parents wishing to lodge an appeal (submitting completed form to the County Council) Tuesday 21st May 2024
Appeal hearings to be held Frorm 3rd June to 23rd July inclusive
Decision letters to be sent Within five school days of hearing

Please note:

i) Appeals lodged after 21st May 2024 will be heard during the above dates if possible. Where it is not achievable to hold an appeal between the above dates, the hearing will be scheduled within 30 school days (excluding any school holidays) of the appeal being lodged. Appeals lodged on or after 12th June 2024 may not be heard until the autumn term.

ii) Appellants will receive at least 10 schools days' notice of the exact date and location of the appeal hearing.

iii) Following the lodging of an appeal, additional papers may be submitted to the Appeals Service until 10 school days before the hearing. Evidence submitted after this date will be considered by the panel but this may lead to an adjournment and significant delays.  

 Boorley Park School Admission policy can be found HERE