St Polycarp's Catholic Primary School

St Polycarp's Catholic Primary School St Polycarp’s Catholic Primary School

Admissions

St Polycarp’s is a happy inclusive community providing an outstanding education for our children.   Catholic families and those of other faiths or none are welcome to join our outstanding school.  Applications from Farnham, Ash, Aldershot, Bordon, Fleet and other parts of Surrey and Hampshire are welcome. 

How to Apply

In line with current Covid-19 guidance, we are unable to invite you in to visit our school until after 2nd December or government restrictions are lifted.  In the meantime, please contact us to arrange a one-to-one remote video call with Mrs Best.  Please also see the links to virtual tours of the school on the website homepage.

To arrange a suitable time, or to clarify any points you may have, please contact Mrs Regan on 01252 716307 or by Admissions email

OFSTED 2015 reported

“Children get off to an excellent start in the Reception class due to the first-rate provision in the early years.”

“Pupils’ attainment by the end of both key stages is significantly above average in reading, writing and mathematics. They make outstanding progress through the school.”

In-Year Admissions 2020-21 Academic Year

If you wish to apply for an in-year place at St Polycarp’s, please contact the school in the first instance to see if we have places in the year group(s) you require.  If we have places available, please complete a SMA In-Year Application Form for each child you are applying for and return it to the school office. 
In addition to the SMA Form, we also ask to see the following documents at the time of application:

       Your child’s birth certificate or passport

       Your child’s baptism certificate (if applicable)

       Some recent proof of your address (e.g. council tax or utility statement, or similar, dated within the last 3 months)

More information about in-year admissions can be found on the Surrey school admissions website.

For September 2021 Admissions

If you wish to apply for Reception entry in September 2021 under a faith criteria, please complete the Supplementary Form (below) and return it to the school office by 15th January 2021.  Please read the additional information regarding Covid arrangements for the signing of Supplementary Forms for Catholic applicants.

We ask all applicants to provide the following documents to accompany their application: 

       Your child’s birth certificate or passport

       Your child’s baptism certificate (if applicable)

       Some recent proof of your address (e.g. council tax or utility statement, or similar, dated within the last 3 months)
Documents can be submitted in person at the school office (10am-2pm) or scanned and emailed directly to admissions

Please ensure you also complete the application to your home local authority before the closing date of 15th January 2021.   More information can be found on the Surrey and Hampshire school admissions websites.