St Richard Reynolds Catholic Primary School Admissions 2018

Rece19 9The school is a voluntary aided co-educational primary school within the trusteeship of the Diocese of Westminster. it will eventually provide 210 places for pupils between the ages of 4 and 11.

The closing date for applications was 15th January 2018 for places in Reception at St Richard Reynolds Catholic Primary School for children born between 1st September 2013 and August 31st 2014 for entry in September 2017. Outcomes will be advised on 16th April 2018. 20 places will be allocated with priority given to baptised Catholic children if that category is oversubscribed. The remaining 10 places in the primary school will be allocated on the basis of distance from the school and not on the religion of the child. 

The full Admission arrangements for the primary school and the Supplementary Information Form and blank Certificates of Catholic Practice may be downloaded by clicking the links below. If you do not have access to the internet and a printer, please contact the College Office.

Download the admissions arrangements for 2018/19

Download the Supplementary Information Form for 2018/19

Download the Diocesan Guidance Document which includes the Certificate of Catholic Practice HERE

See the primary school leaflet or prospective parents HERE

What parents say about the school: SEE HERE

NB You must complete and return a Common Application Form (CAF) to your home local authority online or, by post or in person. Supplentary Information forms and Certificate of Catholic Practice (if applicable) must be returned to the College Office.

Note: The governing body may only determine the admissions arrangements on a year by year basis but it is the expectation that up to ten pupils who are awarded and accept an Open place will be given top priority after Catholic looked after children should they apply for a place in Year 7 at St Richard Reynolds Catholic High School when they reach Year 6 in St Richard Reynolds Catholic Primary School. This does not form part of our current admissions arrangements.


PLEASE NOTE: St Richard Reynolds Catholic Primary School opened in September 2013 with 30 pupils in Reception class. A further 30 pupils were admitted in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Up to 30 children will be admitted this year each year thereafter until the school reaches its capacity of up to 210 pupils. The school can not therefore offer places in Years 5 and 6 at this time.

Outstanding Colour School

Primary School Ofsted Report

High School Ofsted Report


St Richard Reynolds Catholic Primary School Waiting List

Rec arrivingReception for Setpember 2017, Current Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3 and Year 4 are at full capacity. Places may become available should parents move from the area or to another school.

If you wish your child to be placed on the waiting list for any of these years, please email with the following details:

 1) Child's Name

 2) Child's DOB

 3) Child's Address

Please note that the College Office staff do not have visibility of the waiting list and are unable to give personal information regarding positions on the waiting list.

The full Admission arrangements for the primary school and the Supplementary Information Form are available from the College office and you can download them by clicking the links below.

  • Download the Primary Schools Admissions policy for 2017 HERE
  • Download the Primary School Supplementary Information Form HERE
  • Download Certificate of Catholic Practice from the Diocese of Westminster website HERE