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It is now time for online applications to be made for Reception class 2022. Currently, we have many ‘interest’ requests sitting on our school files. If you have not already completed an ‘interest’ form, it would be advisable to do so, even if your young child has a brother or sister at school, or if they attend St. James’ Pre-School.

Please don’t assume that children will be automatically offered a place at St. James’ - offers can only be made online on the County web site (available now). 

As we were oversubscribed and had to turn away children this year, I would not want to disappoint anyone, especially existing families! County web address:

The deadline for applications to primary schools is mid January 2022.

Remember, if you want your child to be considered on a high criteria i.e. they have an educational, medical or social care need; you attend church regularly (at least once a month) or your child has a brother or sister at St. James’ School, then please ensure this information is given on line or on the school’s own supplementary application form available from the below link.

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