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    How to apply for admission to our school;

    Applying for a place in Reception Class for this September 2024

    The closing date for applications for Reception Class entry (if your child was born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020) in September 2024 will be 15 January 2024.   

    Our maximum class size in Reception Class is 30 and places are offered based on the school's Admissions Policy.  Children who are not offered a place will be kept on a waiting list for the first year and school will contact parents/authorised carer should a place become available.

    The admissions policy for the school year 2024-25 applies to this year group and can be found below. If you are applying under criteria 4, 5 or 7 of our admissions policy, a Supplementary Form must be completed, which can be found attached at the bottom of this page.

    For admission to Reception Class in September each year, please see the Admissions Policy below and apply online at:

     School admissions - Surrey County Council (

    The admissions policy for 2023-24 applies to any in-year admissions between September 2023 and August 2024. If parents are new to the Thorpe area and are looking for a place in our school, please apply online to Surrey and also complete one of our in-year admissions forms, which can be found below or are available from the school office.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs Wright in the school office on 01932 562329 or by email

    For all other in year admissions including Year 3 please follow this link:

    For in-year applications, parents will be notified of the result of the application within a maximum of 15 days.  If your child is refused a place, the reason will be clearly explained and the appeals process outline to you.

    Please contact the school directly regarding our year group waiting lists or for any in-year transfers.

    Admissions Policy including Supplementary Information Form and Church Affiliation Confirmation ~ Please see PDF file below.

    Parish Boundary Map ~ Please see  PDF below.

    Find a School

    A list of schools is available electronically via Surrey County Council website - follow this link:

    For information on Admission Outside of Chronological Year Group and Admissions Coming from Overseas, please click on the following link to Surrey’s School Admissions Policies and Reports page.

    For Admission Appeals (if you were not allocated a place and you wish to appeal) follow this link

    School admission appeals timetable

    Please note that you will be informed on a case by case basis.

    Appeals for September 2024 resulting from year of entry or transfer applications: 



    Appeals lodged by

    Appeals to be heard by


    16 April 2024

    15th May 2024

            17th July 2024 (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 preceding three clear working days prior to the appeal hearing date.  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.

    Please find the following below:

    • Admissions Policy including Supplementary Information Form.
    • A Link to In Year Application Form and instructions
    • Thorpe Parish Boundary Map

    if you require further information please contact the school office on 01932 562329 or email

    Admission Appeal forms can be found here with further advice here or you can email Surrey Appeals at