Is your child due to start school in September 2024? Apply by 15th January 2024!

I understand the range of issues that affect this very important decision and hope to provide information to support you.

We are delighted to now be able to offer Tours of Woodland View 2023 (For parents with children due to start school in September 2024. Please see below for the dates and times

Prospective Foundation Stage Parent Tours Dates

Phone the school office on 01604 765037 to BOOK a place. ALL tours have available spaces.

*** NEW DATE – Thursday 16th November 2023 – 4.30pm

*** NEW DATE – Friday 24th November 2023 – 6pm

*** NEW DATE – Tuesday 28th November 2023 – 9.15am

*** NEW DATE – Thursday 30th November 2023 – 1.30pm

*** NEW DATE – Wednesday 6th December 2023 – 6pm

Phone the school office on 01604 765037 to BOOK a place. ALL tours have available spaces.

If you wish to be added to our FS2024 mailing list please contact the School Office on 01604 765037 or email

Key Dates for Parents Applying for Admissions in September 2024

Application portals open – 8th September 2023

New application deadlines for September 2024 admissions – Midnight 15th January 2024

National offer day – 16th April 2024

Please also look around our website where you will find a range of information, including the latest Ofsted Report. Our admissions criteria can be found below.

The deadline for submission of your application form for a place at any primary school is 5pm on 15th January 2024. A guide booklet entitled “Applying for a Primary School Place in West Northamptonshire” is available for viewing on  now.

The LEA Admissions Team, in accordance with DCSF guidelines Code of Practice, will be co-ordinating the primary admissions for the county via their website. Places are allocated by the Local Authority according to the published criteria.

Please contact us if you require any further information.

1. Admissions processes at age 4+ and 11+ are handled by West Northamptonshire County Council (0300 1261000 or via their website ).

Parents are also asked to register their details of pre-school children with the school as early as possible. The Headteacher is then able to write to those parents in the Autumn Term before a child is due to start school in the following September. Tours of the school are offered and details given about the formal application procedure. Registering with the school does not have any bearing on whether your child will gain a place at our school. Places are allocated by the Local Authority based upon the published criteria (see below). The deadline for this application is currently in the January before the child is due to start school.

2. Queries about admissions in all other year groups should be made to the school, and the application process is described in the document below “In Year School Admissions Request for Woodland View”.

Parents are asked to contact the school to arrange a visit and submit the admissions request form (below) as soon as possible.

In Year School Admissions Request for Woodland View

Admission Criteria September 2023 – August 2024

Admission Criteria September 2024 – August 2025

Admissions Policy

Please contact the office if you require a paper copy of any of these documents.

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