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Barley Hill Primary School

Barley Hill Primary School
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Admissions and Tours

Barley Hill Primary School Tours

We would love to show you around Barley Hill!  A member of our Senior Leadership Team will conduct the virtual tour.

Please find our virtual tour of Year R below. 

https://barley.sites.schooljotter2.com/information/a-virtual-visit-to-our-school/eyfs-1

Y1-Y6 virtual tour to follow.

School Office telephone: 01844 213100

Email: pa@barley-hill.oxon.sch.uk

Admissions to Early Years Foundation Stage September 2024

If your child was born between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020 and will be starting in Foundation Year in September 2024, your application for a place will need to be submitted to Oxfordshire County Council no later than the 15th January 2024 at OCC Primary School Admissions


If you miss this date you will go into the late round of allocations which are not made until after May 2024. Please contact Admissions at Oxfordshire County Council on 0345 2412487.

If you send anything to the council, we advise you to send it recorded delivery.

Key dates

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    15 January 2024 Closing date for applications.
    17 April 2024 National offer day: look online, receive email and letters are sent out by second class post where needed.
    2 May 2024 Last date to respond to offers.
    Last date to be added to the continued interest list for offers made 17 April.
    Last date for late applications, and changes of preference.
    September 2024 Start of the school year.

Allocation day

Everyone who applies online by 15 January 2024 will receive an email in April 2024 advising which school their child has been offered a place at. 

Important things to remember when applying

  • Apply on time, i.e. no later than 15 January 2024.

  • It is the responsibility of parents/carers to apply for a school place.

  • You can list three different schools in order of preference. We strongly advise you to use all three preferences.

  • We advise you to enter your catchment (or designated area) school as one of your preferences.

  • If your application is late, it will be processed later in the year, and you are far less likely to get a place at one of your preferred schools.
     
  • If you send anything to the council, we advise you to send it recorded delivery.

Useful Links for Parents:

Parent Guide to Primary


Secondary School Applications

Key dates

  • 6 September 2023 - parents can start to apply. 

  • 31 October 2023 - closing date for applications.

  • 1 March 2024 – National Allocation Day: letters (sent by second class post) and emails sent detailing the offer of a school place.

  • September 2024 – start of the school year.

Allocation day

Everyone who applies online by 31 October 2023 will receive an email in March 2023 advising which school their child has been offered a place at. 

Important things to remember when applying

  • Apply on time, i.e. no later than 31 October 2023.
     
  • You can list three different schools in order of preference. We strongly advise you to use all three preferences.

  • It is the responsibility of parents/carers to apply for a school place.

  • We advise you to enter your catchment (or designated area) school as one of your preferences.

  • If your application is late, it will be processed later in the year, and you are far less likely to get a place at one of your preferred schools.

The closing date for Secondary School Application is 31 October 2023.  The offer date for on-time applications is 1 March 2024.

Useful Links for Parents:

Parent Guide to Secondary

For more information regarding the admission appeals process, please click on the link below:

OCC Admissions Appeals Process

Contact Details for Admissions:

Telephone Number: 0345 241 2487

Email admissions.schools@oxfordshire.gov.uk

In Year Admissions

If you are thinking about sending your child to Barley Hill School, please get in touch with us to check if we have available space. We will explain what you will need to do to admit your child to Barley Hill and agree an admission date with you. Once you have made your decision, please complete the form below and return it to Oxfordshire County Council.

How to Complete the In Year Transfer Form

OCC In Year Transfer

Oxfordshire County Council Admissions Arrangements

 Oxfordshire County Council Admission Arrangements