St. James the Great is a two-form entry Primary and Nursery School, with approximately 472 children on roll. Prospective parents are warmly invited to visit the school on the first or second Friday of the month when our pupils are available to offer guided tours.
Reception applications Children born between 1 September 2013 and 31 August 2014 are eligible for admission to a Reception class in the academic year commencing 1 September 2018. In line with local authority procedures, applications for this intake group may be accepted from 1 September 2017. The Supplementary Information form may be downloaded here. Parents/carers are advised that the Reception application process requires the completion of both the school's Supplementary Information form and the local authority's on-line form. If both documents are not completed and submitted, an application may be deemed invalid. All forms and supporting documentation must be submitted by the closing date which is 15th January 2018. Applications received after this date may be treated as "late" and dealt with accordingly.
Nursery applications Children born between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015 are eligible for admission to Nursery in September 2018 and applications can now be accepted for this intake group. The Supplementary Information form may be downloaded here . The closing date for receipt of completed forms, together with supporting documentation, is 20th December 2017.
For in-year applications (for children who should be in Years R,1,2,3,4,5 or 6) please contact Mrs Stock, who will explain the procedure for adding a child's name to the waiting list.
All applications will be considered using the school's published Admissions Policy which may be accessed via the appropriate section of this website