Starting School

If you are interested in a place for your child at Brightwell School, please contact Mrs Major in the school office to arrange a visit.

Applications for admission to the reception class for the academic year starting September 2024 can be made online or by using the using the Common Application Form (Primary) from the Local Education Authority. Applications are best made online.

Key dates Event
1 November 2023 Applications open
15 January 2024 Closing date for applications.
17 April 2024 National Allocation Day: letters (sent by second class post) and emails sent detailing the offer of a school place.
5 September 2024 Start of the school year.







Click here for more information and the Oxfordshire County Council appeals timetable for September 2024 entry: 

Appealing for a school place | Oxfordshire County Council.


Transferring or moving school


Applications for school places are administered by the Local Education Authority. Information is available from school or here. 

If you are moving area or thinking of changing schools and would like to arrange a tour of the school with Ms Potts, please contact Mrs Sindy Major in the school office on 01491 837024.


Admissions Policy 2022-2023

Admissions Policy 2023-2024

Admissions Policy 2024-2025

Admissions Policy 2025-2026