APPLYING FOR A PLACE AT HEYFORD PARK SCHOOL
YEAR 7 AND RECEPTION PLACES SEPTEMBER 2023
If you are interested in a place at Heyford Park School for your child starting either Primary or Secondary school in Reception or Year 7, then you will need to complete the application process via the Local Authority, which is Oxfordshire County Council.
Further details can be found here: https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/residents/schools/apply-school-place and their contact number is 0345 241 2487.
The Governing Body of the school is responsible for decisions relating to admissions but works closely with the Local Authority who co-ordinate admissions to all schools in Oxfordshire. A copy of our admissions policy is available on the policies page of this site and is also posted below.
KEY APPLICATION DATES
For all other in-year applications, please see below.
If you are considering a change of school for your child, please apply directly to the school for in-year places using the form below. Forms can be returned to the school office for the attention of Ms Jane Allen, Admissions Manager, or by emailing email@example.com. Paper copies are also available from the school office.
It is not always possible for us to offer a place, however we do hold a waiting list which unsuccessful applicants can join if they wish.
The list is ranked in order using our admissions criteria set out in our Admissions Policy. If a place becomes available, we will then contact the parents of the child who is at the top of the list to offer them a place.
The continued interest list will be held until 30 June for all applications received in the current academic year at which point it will close and a new application will need to be made.
For Nursery applications, please complete the application form below and forward to Nursery@heyfordparkfreeschool.org
SCHOOL VISITS FOR PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS
We welcome visits to the school and will always find time to talk to you about any individual questions you might have.
Please telephone us on 01869 232203 and we will arrange this for you.
You may wish to view our virtual tours here:
If you are not successful in being offered a place at Heyford Park School, you have the right to appeal the decision. An appeal form should be completed and returned to the school office.
If your appeal is regarding the allocation of a place for your child to start in either Primary or Secondary for the first time, then the appeal process follows a timetable set out by the Local Authority. Appeals are heard by an independent panel. A decision by an appeal panel whether or not to offer a school place is binding on the admissions authority. For further information please click here www.oxfordshire.gov.uk
Information regarding school transport can be found on the Oxfordshire County Council website here: https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/residents/schools/travelling-school . All enquiries regarding transport are administered by the Transport Team at the County Council.
Our school uniform supplier is Stevensons. Contact details for their local office in Summertown can be found here: https://www.stevensons.co.uk/schools/heyford-park-school-bicester/242 and their telephone number is 01865 554559