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Admissions

If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below.

Burford School Tour

School tour- Burford School Marlow Bottom

Admission Applications

The school’s process for admission applications are handled by Buckinghamshire Council. Full details can be found through the link below:

 

https://www.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/schools-and-learning/schools-index/school-admissions/

 

Visiting the School

Under normal circumstances we would like to welcome you to come and see our school in action. Unfortunately, due to the current Covid 19 regulations, we are unable to show any visitors around the school at this time.  Until school visits can resume, we are offering prospective parents the opportunity to have a Q&A session, via Zoom, with our Head Teacher, Mr Garner.

 

Places on these sessions must be booked in advance. 

 

If you would like further information regarding the Q&A sessions, please contact the school office by email at office@burfordschool.co.uk or 01628 486655.

 

In the meantime please take a look at our welcome video:  https://www.burfordschool.co.uk/welcome  

 

Once a place has been offered to your child, you will be invited to a meeting at either face to face or via zoom, (depending on the Covid restictions in place at the time) to meet the staff and discuss details of the school organisation. 

 

Admissions

Children start school at the beginning of the school year in which their fifth birthday falls. Most children attend full-time from that September.

 

The admission number for our school is 60. This figure represents the maximum number of children that can normally be admitted to the school for the first time in any one academic year.  In the event of the number of requests for admission exceeding the number of places available, our school Admissions Policy criteria will apply.

 

Where a child has two homes due to parental responsibility being shared by two people who live apart, the address used will be the one at which the child resides for the majority of time during school terms, as confirmed by written evidence from both parents/guardians.

 

If a place at the school is offered and it is then discovered that the offer was made based on fraudulent or misleading information (for example, a false claim to living in the catchment area), and this denied a place to a child with a stronger claim, the Governing Body will withdraw the offer of a place.  An offer of a place can be withdrawn even after a child has started school.

 

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