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.  


Admissions 2025 – 26

Northbourne Primary School is consulting on our 2025/2026 admissions policy.

As required by the School Admission Code, the Governors of Northbourne Primary School have initiated a consultation period on the Admissions Policy for 2025/2026 which will run from Monday 16th October until Monday 27th November.

This consultation is to comply with our statutory requirements to consult at least every seven years.  There are no substantive changes to either our admissions criteria, catchment area or PAN. 

The draft policy may be viewed here.

Any comments on the draft policy should be emailed to the School Office at

School Admission Appeal timetables 2023

Decision making in appeals hearings – Key stage 1