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Glapthorn CE Primary School

A small and happy Christian school at the heart of its community offering challenge and opportunity to all


Starting Primary School in 2020


To make a late application please contact Northamptonshire County Council Admissions 0300 126 1000  

Admission arrangements for families with children wishing to join our Foundation Stage class for 2020-2021 are coordinated by Northamptonshire County Council. 

Applications for children living in Northants should be made directly to Northamptonshire County Council. Information about starting primary school and an application form is available on their website starting primary school in Northamptonshire   or you can apply online here.

This application round is for children whose date of birth falls on or between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016. 

You must apply for a primary school place by 15th January 2020

Families living outside Northamptonshire should contact their own local authority for advice on how to make an application. For families living overseas, an application can be submitted to the local authority area they are moving to.

The National Primary Offer date is 16 April 2020

In Year Admissions

The Rutland Learning Trust is the admissions authority for Glapthorn CE Primary School.  Applications for school places in-year* should be made directly to The Rutland Learning Trust using the form below. Please send the completed form to:

Admissions Officer, The Rutland Learning Trust, c/o Cottesmore Academy, Kendrew Barracks, Cottesmore, Rutland  LE15 7BA  

telephone 01572 812278  email

* in-year admissions refers to applications for places outside of the normal admissions round ie. for Year groups 1 to 6 and for Reception places for children not starting school for the first time.   


Normal Round Appeals 

If your child has been refused a place into our Foundation Stage class, you will be advised of your right to appeal.  An appeal application must be submitted within 20 school days from the date of notification that your application was unsuccessful and the appeal must be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging the appeal.     Appeals resulting from year of entry (Reception) applications will be heard according to the following timetable where the appeal is submitted on time: 

OFFER DATE               16th April 2020

APPEAL LODGED BY  18th May 2020

APPEAL HEARD BY      3rd September 2020

All appeals lodged by 18th May will be heard between 5th June and 3rd September 2020

For further advice and details on how to make an appeal please go to School Appeals

You have the right to appeal if your child has been refused a school place.  

In-Year Appeals

If you have applied for an in-year school place, and been refused, then you must lodge an appeal within 20 school days of being notified that your application was unsuccessful.

Your appeal will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

Appeals for schools in The Rutland Learning Trust are arranged by Leicestershire County Council.  For full details on how to make an appeal please visit the school appeals section on the Leicestershire County Council website or click here

Waiting List

If a place has been refused at our school because the cohort is full, you may request to have your child's name put on our waiting list. 

To do this, please contact the admissions co-ordinator


Admissions Policy 2019 

For in-year applications during the academic year 2019/2020

Admissions Policy 2020

For children starting primary school in September 2020 and in-year applications during the academic year 2020/2021

Admissions Policy 2021

For children starting primary school in September 2021