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Joining Us

School Admissions

This page is specifically about school admissions, for more information about our Nursery please click here.

School Age

In Northamptonshire, children are eligible to start school (in reception year) in the September following their 4th birthday. 

When and How to Apply

If your child turns 4 between 1 September 2021 and 31 August 2022, you should apply for their reception place by 15 January 2022 at 5 p.m. 

Applications must be made via the West Northamptonshire Council website.

If your child has an Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plan, there are different procedures for obtaining a school place. Please see the West Northamptonshire Council website to find out more.

Preparing to Apply for Primary School

Northamptonshire Council have produced a list of key dates on their website for your use.  In summary, they advise parents and carers to prepare and apply from 10th September onwards, using the application window time to:

  • Read the information on the Northamptonshire Council website carefully.
  • Visit schools on open days / evenings.
  • To contact their Admissions Team if you have any questions.
  • Read schools’ oversubscription admission criteria.

Deciding Which Primary Schools to Apply for

We understand this is an important decision and are happy to answer any questions you may have about our school, these are best directed to our school office.

A thorough list of considerations you may wish to make and helpful advice is available on the West Northamptonshire Council website.

You will be asked to select three preferences on your school application, more information about why you should provide three and how they are applied is available on the West Northamptonshire Council website.

Deadline for Applying

Applications for a Primary School place must be made by 5pm on 15th January 2022, via the West Northamptonshire Council website.

Supplementary Information Form for Monksmoor Park CE Primary School

In regard to applications for a place starting in September 2022:

As per our Admissions Policy 2022/2023 (below), if parents/carers wish their application to be considered in accordance with criterion 4 of our oversubscription criteria, they must complete form SIF/A which is available from the School and return it to the School (not the local authority). This must be done by the deadline of 5pm on 14 January 2022. For more information and full details please refer to the aforementioned policy.

Offers of a School Place

Offers of a school place will be confirmed on 19th April 2022 by Northamptonshire Council online or by email or a letter. 

Virtual Visit

We have produced a video tour, this has been complimented with videos and photos of our children in action. We hope it gives you a good feel of Monksmoor Park and what we have to offer your child.

Virtual Tour of Monksmoor Park CE Primary School