School Admissions

Is your child due to start school in September 2022?

If yes, you need to apply by the 15th January 2022.

We are offering school tours for you to visit our amazing school.  Please call 01604 761679 to book a place.

In the meantime, please see our virtual tour below:

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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 further down this page.

Please contact us if you require any further information.

Admissions at Wootton Primary School

1. Admissions processes at age 4+ are handled by Northamptonshire County Council 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.

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.

The deadline for submission of your application form for a place at any primary school is 5pm on 15th January 2022. A guide booklet entitled “Applying for a Primary School Place in Northamptonshire” is available on the Northamptonshire Council website.


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 “Wootton Primary in Year Transfer Form (Application Form)”.

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

  • Download The Wootton Primary In Year Transfer Form (Application Form)
  • Download Our Admissions Policy
  • Download Our Admission Criteria September 2021 – August 2022
  • Download Our Admission Criteria September 2022 – August 2023