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Admissions

Admissions, Criteria for Admission and Denomination Criteria

See our Policies Page for each school's policy for each academic year.

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INFORMATION FOR PARENTS

The arrangements for admission to the school in the academic year September 2022 – 2023 have now been determined and these can be found on the school’s website under Admissions.  If you consider that these are not in compliance with the School Admissions Code or the law relating to admissions, you may object to the Schools Adjudicator. Contact details can be found on the Office of the Schools Adjudicator website https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/office-of-the-schools-adjudicator

  • The deadline for sending objections is 15 May 2021.

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Our standard number of admissions for the current year is 60.
Admissions for Polehampton C. of E. Infant & Junior Schools are controlled by The Keys Academy. Wokingham Borough Council co-ordinate the admission process.
To see the most up -to-date information about admissions, please look at  the Wokingham Website
The catchment/designated area for the school is the Twyford and Ruscombe, plus Charvil - see map below.
The vast majority of pupils move from our Infant to our Junior School, although attendance at the Infants does not guarantee a place at the Juniors. A separate application will need to be made.
Whilst we take children from different faith backgrounds and families who have no faith, as a Church of England school we consider that parents should be in sympathy with the Christian ethos in which their child's education will take place. Being a member of a local church is not part of our admissions criteria. 

Transition Arrangements

All children entering school will be offered an introductory session in the term before entry to enable them to meet their teacher and familiarise themselves with the school. On this visit, parents will meet the class and Headteacher, receive information regarding the school routines, etc., and have the opportunity to purchase items of school uniform.
Similarly, when children leave our school, we support them with visits to our local junior school, so they can become familiar with the working of a school for older pupils.
Please visit the Prospective Parents page of our website for our Prospectus and information about Virtual Open Days.