As an Academy, admissions and offers of places for pupils follow the policies agreed by our school governors; these are published below.  If you have any questions or would like to find out more, please contact us.

OCC Website – Frequently Asked Admissions Questions


Admissions 2023 – 24

Admissions Policy 2023-24 for admissions to Reception in September 2023.  

School Admissions Timetable 2023 for places in the 2023 Reception cohort, where these have been refused by the admissions authority.


Admissions 2024 – 25

Admissions Policy 2024-25 for admissions to Reception in September 2024.  

Admission Appeal timetables 2024-25

Information for parents on decision-making in appeals hearings – Key stage 1


Admissions 2025 – 26

Northbourne’s admissions policy was consulted on in November 2023. The determined version for admission in 2025-26 is available here. Consultations must by law take place every 7 years.