Starting school

School admission policies, arrangements and how to apply to place your child at a school or nursery.

Primary school applications - no information will be given out over the phone regarding school applications, read more.

Transferring or moving school

How to apply to move between Oxfordshire schools or to a school in Oxfordshire (in-year transfer).

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Primary, infant, junior school

Details of applying to start infant, primary or junior school for the first time.

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Secondary school

Information for parents and carers of children due to transfer to secondary school

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Free or concessionary school travel

We offer free transport and some assisted transport to school children meeting our criteria.

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Admissions FAQs

Common questions about the school application process.

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Applying for nursery

Nursery admissions and details of providers of early years education.

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Choosing a school

How to find which school will be best for your child

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Help applying online

Frequently asked questions and answers about applying online for a school.

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Online applications

How to apply for a school place online.

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School appeals

You may appeal for a place at the school you want if you have not been offered a place.

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Special schools and bases

Advice and information for parents applying for a place in a special school.

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Special circumstances

Advice is you apply for a school place under special circumstances such as asylum seekers

Admission rules and policies

Admissions policies and arrangements for community, voluntary aided, foundation and academies.

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