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'Together we grow, achieve and celebrate’


Welcome to the admissions section of Woolaston Primary School.


Applying for a primary school place - Admission to Reception 2024


Applications for admission to Reception 2024 are processed by Gloucestershire County Council.  Please refer to their admissions page for further information.

To view the Admission Policy for our school  please click here

Please then click on the link to the Determined Admission Criteria and Scheme for the required year, and our Admission Policy is shown under GCC Admission Arrangements.


Admission to Reception at Primary School 2024

Admissions to Reception for September 2024 are dealt with by the Co-ordinated Admissions Team at Gloucestershire County Council.  Applications for 2024 intake will need to be submitted between November 2023 and 15 January 2024.  Please see key dates of the process below:


Key dates for new reception starters

From November 2022

Letters sent out to Gloucestershire residents explaining how to apply

for a school place

From 3 November 2023 to Midnight 15 January 2024

Application Window. Closing date for school applications is  Midnight on 15 January 2024

Midnight Friday 31st March 2024

Closing date for Summer-born deferment requests

Tuesday 16th April 2023

Allocation Day

Tuesday 16th April 2023

Closing date to return reply form accepting the School/Academy place or

requesting to be put on waiting list/s

After Tuesday 14th May 2023

Outcome of Waiting List Requests

Midnight Tuesday, 21st  May 2023

Closing date for return of reply forms

June 2024 to July 2024



Applying for a place during the school year

If you move to the area during the school year or your child needs to move school for other reasons, you will need to apply for a school place by contacting us directly using the forms below. 

Please note an application is not an in year application if your child is due to start school in Reception in September 2023 for the first time.  In this circumstance please refer to Gloucestershire County Council admissions page.




Once the forms has been completed you will need to return the form to school either by post or by email to

If you require further information, please contact our School Office, Mrs Helen Wellington, on 01594 529270 who will be able to assist you further.

WE ARE A GOOD SCHOOL… in all areas! - Ofsted 2023 / Attendance for Week Commencing 29th April 2024 - Sparrow 92.5%, Starling 94.8%, Robin 93.8%, Woodpeckers 97.0%, Heron 92.1% Whole School Attendance 94.0%