What others have said...
"We believe my son will succeed in this school due to its positive feel. When visiting it had a friendly feel and the children appeared happy. My son particularly liked the library. We would also like to join the adventure of this new school.." 2020 Applicant
"As a parent I want my child to achieve his highest potential in a safe, caring and supporting environment. Your values and vision give me a sense of peace that my child will thrive while being in a happy, respectful environment. I have heard so many positive comments from people that I know about your school and it will make me really happy if my son gets to be part of it." 2020 Applicant
"I have always loved the look of this school and have family and friends who live in the new development. I believe [my child] will excel here and truly believe its where she should be. Her nursery have highly recommended this school to us, which we have taken very seriously. Please consider her!." 2020 Applicant
"We attended the prospective parent information evening and we think [our child] will be enjoying going to this school. We felt that this school provides a good learning environment. The school location is also convenient, is en route to where I work." 2020 Applicant
Is your child starting school September 2023?
At The Cambridge Primary, we strive to provide for your child the best education possible in an excellent learning environment. Our vision and values are growing and developing as the school grows and reflects those within the community. The Cambridge Primary School is a safe, happy, respectful environment, which aims to combine the life experiences and values of our children and families with the school culture. To achieve this inclusive environment, we respect and value the differences and diversity within our community.
We aim to help children develop their own identity, and create a sense of belonging in an environment which supports their development and prepares them for their lifelong learning journey.
The Cambridge Primary School gives all pupils the opportunity to develop enquiring minds, building on their natural curiosity and confidence with an aim to create positive, respectful relationships which make them feel valued.
We would welcome the opportunity to meet with you and show you around our wonderful school.
If you are interested in applying for a Reception place for your child at The Cambridge Primary School for September 2023 and would like to find out more, come along to our Prospective Parent Information Evening on Wednesday 12th October 2022, 7pm - 8pm.
Following our information evening, we will be running several tours:
- Wednesday 19th October 2022, 10am and 2pm
- Tuesday 1st November 2022, 10am and 2pm
- Monday 7th November 2022, 10am
- Thursday 17th November 2022, 10am
If you are interested in attending any of these tours, please call 01252 314884 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your place.
Alternatively, if you are unable to make these tours, we have a prospective parent video (created in September 2020).
To apply for Reception place in September 2023 please visit the link below:
National application deadline for reception admissions is Sunday 15th January 2023
In year admissions
If you are looking for a school place during the school year you will need to complete an In-Year Application. All our In-Year applications are submitted through Hampshire County Council, who manage all our In-Year applications on behalf of the school. If you require more information regarding school admissions please call us on (01252 314884) and we can talk through your options. Alternatively please visit the website below which includes, details on the application process, guidance information and catchment area finder.
A hard copy of this form is available by contacting Hampshire County Council directly.
Hampshire County Council will process all our admission applications. The Cambridge Primary School on receipt of your application, will aim to notify the parents of the outcome of their application within 10 school days, however applicants must be notified within 15 school days.
You will be unable to make changes to your application once it has been submitted. If you need to make a change, please contact the Admissions Team for further assistance.
Where an applicant is offered a school place following an in-year application, and the offer is accepted, arrangements will be made for the child to start school as soon as possible, particularly where the child is out of school.
Where an application is refused, there is the right to appeal. Details of how to appeal can be found here: https://www.hants.gov.uk/educationandlearning/admissions/guidance/appeals
APPEALS for reception 2023/24
Admission Appeals Timetable for Year R (starting school in reception) in September 2023
National notification date for on-time applicants
Monday 17th April 2023
Notification date for late applicants (whose applications received after 15th January and before 17th April 2023)
Tuesday 25th April 2023
Deadline date for parents wishing to lodge an appeal (returning completed appeal papers to the County Council)
Friday 19th May 2023
Appeal hearings to be held
From 5th June to 21st July, inclusive
Decision letters to be sent
Within five school days of hearing
- Appeals lodged after 19th May 2023 will be heard during the above dates, the hearing will be scheduled within 30 school days (excluding any school holidays) of the appeal being lodged. Appeals lodged on or after 12th June 2023 may not be heard until the autumn term.
- Appellants will receive at least 10 school days’ notice of the exact date and location of their appeal hearing.
- Following the lodging of an appeal, additional papers may be submitted to the Appeals Service until 10 school days before the hearing. Evidence submitted after this date will be considered by the panel, but this may lead to an adjournment and significant delays.