Currently all Reception admissions are initially administered by the admissions department at Surrey County Council and in year admissions are processed by school. Please contact Miss Eglesfield the school admissions officer for further details.
All applications to join Ashford Church of England Primary School, other than September Reception intake, are made through the school. Parents may choose any school for their children, however schools and local authorities operate admissions policies which rank applications. Further details on admissions to our school can be found in our Admissions Policy below.
Applications for a Reception 2023 place opened on 31 October 2022. The closing date for on-time applications is 15 January 2023. Primary school application outcomes will be issued to parents by Surrey County Council on 17 April 2023.
Our 2023-24 Admissions Policy can be found below.
Admissions are initially administered by the admissions department at Surrey County Council, apply below.
Parents wishing to move their children to our school from other schools may either contact the school directly or contact Surrey County Council. This is known as in year admission. You may apply to any school. Parents are welcome to contact the school directly to establish if there are any places in a particular year group or to be placed on the waiting list.
Our 2022-23 Admissions Policy can be found below.
Our In Year Application Form can be found below.
Appeals are now being heard on a face to face basis, if you have difficulties attending please contact the School Appeals Service.
Appeals for September 2023 resulting from year of entry or transfer applications:
Please note that any admission appeals for a Reception Class place in September 2023 should be lodged with Surrey Admissions by 16 May 2023. Surrey have confirmed that primary school appeals will be heard from May onwards with a target date for all appeals being heard by 18 July 2023 (40 School days).
NB: Appeals will not start being heard until after the relevant closing date has passed.
Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being lodged, whichever is the later date.
Appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing at least 10 clear school days in advance of the hearing. Appellants will be sent a copy of the school's case 7 clear working days in advance of the hearing.
Appellants must ensure that any further evidence not included with their initial appeal, is received by 5pm on the day notified in the letter with details of the hearing. Any additional evidence or information received after this date might not be considered at the appeal hearing.
In year or immediate entry appeals
Appeals resulting from in year admission applications will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.