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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:

Schools Admissions Team
Wokingham Borough Council
PO Box 156
Shute End
Berkshire RG40 1WN

0118 974 6000

Viewing the School

Open mornings for prospective parents are arranged annually in the Autumn Term. For a list of dates, please visit our Open Mornings page under News & Events.

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. 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 2021, the key dates are as follows:

Deadline for applications and supporting information to Wokingham Borough Council 15th January 2021
National Offer Day (primary school places) 16th April 2021
Deadline to accept offer of school place 4th May 2021
Closing date for receipt of appeals 18th May 2021
Welcome Pack sent from St Nicholas School early June 2021
Parents' Information Meeting late June 2021
EYFS Transition Session at St Nicholas School late June 2021
EYFS pupils attend school on part-time basis early September 2021
All EYFS pupils attend school full-time TBC - September 2021








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 visit the Milne Class page

Admissions Policy 2019-20 and 2021-22

Please find below our Admissions Policies for both the current admission year 2020/21, together with the policy for the forthcoming academic year 2021/22. The policies are also available on our Policies page.

Admissions Policy 2022-23 - Draft

Consultation for Admissions Policy 2022-23 can be found below. 

The consultation takes place between 16th December 2020 and 31st January 2021 and comments regarding the proposed changes can be emailed to:  Please mark your emails 'St Nicholas CE Primary 2022/23 Admissions Consultation'

Our admissions arrangements comply with the School Admissions Code and School Admissions Appeals Code. Please contact the Office of the Schools' Adjudicator by 15th May 2021, via their website, if you consider the arrangements not to be compliant.