You are welcome to contact us to arrange to come into school to look around, to meet our staff and experience the feel of school life at St Leonard’s. The School Office will arrange this or answer any questions you may have. All admissions to St Leonard’s are co-ordinated by Oxfordshire County Council except for our Nursery, details of which can be found here.

 

How To Apply

Starting School

Children are eligible to start in our Reception class in the September of the academic year that they turn 5 years old. Admissions are managed by Oxfordshire County Council, applications open in the October/November with the deadline for applying in January.

All information regarding this and the online application form can be found at www.oxfordshire.gov.uk. Please see the Key dates below to ensure your application is completed on time.

If your child attends our Nursery you must also apply for a Reception place through this process. Attending our Nursery does not automatically secure your child’s Reception place.

If you need any further information please see our Reception page or if you would like to speak to our Early Years Leader of Learning, you can contact the School Office.

telephone 01295 262507  email office.3262@st-leonards.oxon.sch.uk

 

Key Dates Event
2 November 2021 Applications open.
15 January 2022 Closing date for applications.
19 April 2022 National offer day: look online, receive email and letters are sent out by second class post where needed.
4 May 2022 Last date to respond to offers.
Last date to be added to the continued interest list for offers made 19 April.
Last date for late applications, and changes of preference.
9 June 2022 Offer day for late applications made by 4 May.
23 June 2022 Last date to respond to offers on 9 June.
Last date for change of preference for offers on 9 June
Last date to be added to the continued interest list for offers made 9 June.
September 2022 Start of the school year.

 

In Year Applications

Children that will join us during the academic year through moving schools or moving from abroad, must apply to Oxfordshire County Council School Admissions. When you have been contacted by them to offer you a place, you should contact our School Office to arrange a visit with one of our Senior Leaders. You will then be given a start date and an application pack to be completed before they start.

 

Secondary School Applications

When children are in Year 6 you will be required to apply for your choice of Secondary School. Applications usually open at the beginning of September with the deadline at the end of October. Details of when and how to apply can be found here.

 

Key Dates Event
3 September 2021 Applications open.
31 October 2021 Closing date for applications.
1 March 2022 National offer day: look online, receive email and letters are sent out by second class post where needed.
15 March 2022 Last date to respond to offers.
Last date to be added to the continued interest list for offers made on 1 March.
Last date for late applications, and changes of preference.
5 May 2022 Offer day for late applications made by 15 March.
20 May 2022 Last date to respond to offers made on 5 May.
Last date to be added to the continued interest list for offers made on 6 May.
Last date for change of preference for offers on 5 May.
September 2022 Start of the school year.

 

Policies and Useful Links

As a local authority school we are required by law to follow the guidelines set down by Oxfordshire’s admissions policy.  Please follow the links below for more information: