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Red Oaks Primary School
Admissions to School

Admission Arrangements

Any child who is refused a place at the Academy has the right to appeal against this decision to an independent panel. If you wish to appeal against a decision please use this link which also includes the timetable for appeals to be lodged:

Red Oaks is a two-form entry school for children aged 4-11 with a nursery for 3-4 year olds
Click here to download an internal map of the school

School Opening Times
The school doors open at 8.30am with the Red Oaks 'Early Birds' Breakfast Club running from 7.45am.  All children enter school via their classroom door that opens onto the playground.  Parents coming into school from outside are asked to leave prams outside as the cloakroom areas are extremely small.

Morning session: 8.30am - 11.30am
Afternoon session: 12.10pm – 3.10pm

Foundation and KS1
Morning: 8.40am to 10.25am - 10.40am to 12.00 noon
Lunchtime: 12.00 noon to 1.00pm
Afternoon: 1.00pm to 2.15pm - 2.25pm to 3.00pm

Morning: 8.40am to 10.25am - 10.40am to 12.15 noon
Lunchtime: 12.15pm to 1.00pm
Afternoon: 1.00pm to 3.00pm

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Admissions: Nursery Children

Children are initially admitted to the nursery if they are three years old on or before 31st August. There may be two further admission periods in January and April if there are any spaces available at that time.
Nursery Application Form: Click here

Admissions: Reception Children
Children are admitted to the reception class in the academic year that they are five years old or on their arrival from another district. Children starting in the reception class in September must be 4 years old before 31st August.
Early Years Prospectus: Click here

To apply for a place in Reception for the next academic year, please do so via Swindon Borough Council.

Admissions: In-year admissions

Applications to enter the school in any other year group other than reception will initially require parents to contact Mrs Maxfield at the school.
To apply for an in-year place at our school, please do so via Swindon Borough Council.

If you have any queries regarding admissions, please contact:

We hope you find our site informative and interesting and welcome feedback at any time. If you would like to visit the school please do not hesitate to contact the school office any time. If you require paper copies of any information on our website, please ask at the office.

Red Oaks Primary School, Redhouse Way, North Swindon Learning Campus, Swindon SN25 2AN
Tel: 01793 493920 Email:

Red Oaks is strongly committed to protecting and safeguarding children and expects all staff and volunteers to embrace this commitment.

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