Admissions

Nursery

Nursery 2021/2022

(for children born between 1st September 2017 and 31st August 2018)

Oakgrove Nursery currently offers provision for children aged 3 and 4. The main in-take for Nursery is the September following your child’s third birthday. 

Due to the current Covid-19 situation the nursery will be providing a virtual parents information event on 26th November 2020. More information to follow.

Applications are open and the deadline for submitting an application for starting in September 2020 is 3pm on Friday, 19th March 2020. Applicants will be advised by email/ post by Friday, 26th March 2020 if their application has been successful. Applications are not offered on a first come first served basis. Further details are provided on the application form.

Oakgrove Nursery September 2021 Application Form

For in year nursery applications for 2020-21, (for children born between 1st September 2016 and 31st August 2017) please click on link below:

Oakgrove Nursery September 2020 Application Form

To complete on a phone/ tablet/ computer the applicant needs to save it on to their device, complete the form and then save the completed form again. Then email the form with the supporting documentation to admissions@oakgrove.school.

Offers are subject to availability of places. The main intake for Nursery is the September following your child's third birthday. 

It should be noted that a place in the nursery class does not automatically guarantee admission to the Primary school.  Parents should refer to the Primary School admissions policy for further advice on applying for a place in Reception.

30 hours funded childcare places

Oakgrove Nursery offers 30 hour funded places for eligible families. To find out more information about extended entitlement, please visit 

The Extended Entitlement - 30 Hour Free Childcare


Defined Area (Catchment) Oakgrove Nursery

Defined area Number 1 for Oakgrove Nursery is Oakgrove.

Defined area Number 2 for Oakgrove Nursery is Middleton, Milton Keynes Village, Monkston and Monkston Park.

Primary

Children Starting School for the First Time - September 2021

The Local Authority co-ordinates the application process for children starting school for the first time. (Applications will not be accepted at the school.) Further information can be found on Milton Keynes Council website:

Starting School in September 2021

The deadline for applications was 15th January 2021.

Due to the current Covid-19 situation the Primary school has uploaded virtual tour information to the website.

16th April 2021 - National Offer day

Timeline for Admissions Appeals for Year R - September 2021

Following national offer day of Friday, 16th April 2021, if you named Oakgrove Primary and Nursery School as one of your preferences and were unsuccessful, you have a right to appeal against the decision to an independent appeal panel.

The appeals timetable* for Oakgrove Primary and Nursery School for students starting in Year R in September 2021 is shown below.  In light of the Covid-19 pandemic both the Stage 1 hearing and Stage 2 individual hearings will be held virtually, with meeting invites issued by the Clerk to the independent Appeal Panel nearer the time.

Friday, 14th May 2021 at 3pm

Deadline to request an appeal form

Tuesday, 18th May 2021 at 3pm

Deadline to lodge an appeal**

Week Commencing 14th June 2021

 

Appeal hearings will be held during this week.

Appellants will be advised as to precise day and time by the clerk.

Should you wish to appeal against the decision not to offer your child a place at Oakgrove Primary and Nursery School, please email admissions@oakgrove.school  providing the name of the child, their date of birth and an email address where the appeal paperwork can be sent.

Requests for appeal forms must be made by 3pm on Friday, 14th May 2021. 

*Please note it may not be possible to include within this timetable any appeals that are lodged after the deadline.

**This is the deadline by which the completed appeal form must be received by the Clerk to the Independent Appeal Panel.


Defined Area (Catchment) Reception to Year 6

Defined area Number 1 for Oakgrove Primary School is Oakgrove.

Defined area Number 2 for Oakgrove Primary School is Middleton, Milton Keynes Village, Monkston and Monkston Park.


In Year Applications for Primary

About In Year Admissions for Reception to Year 6

In year admissions refer to applications made at any other time after the initial September entry into Reception.

Parent/Carers should be aware that Oakgrove School is an oversubscribed school with more applicants than places available and each year many parent/carers are unsuccessful in their application for a place.  Please note that when a place does become available it is allocated strictly in accordance with the school’s admissions criteria.

In Year Admissions - How to apply

Applications for September 2021 / 2022

To complete the editable PDF on a phone/tablet/computer, you will need to save it on to the device you are using, then complete the form and remember to save after completing the form.

The completed form should be emailed with the other supporting documentation to:  admissions@oakgrove.school

The school closes for the Easter holidays on Friday 26th March and reopens on Monday 12th April 2021. 

Applications and Appeals are not processed during school holidays. 

If applying for a September 2021 start date, please note that the school can only process application forms up to one term ahead (i.e during the Summer term 2021). 

The school is currently full in all year groups, so a turn down letter will initially be sent out.  By requesting to go on the waiting list this will build the new waiting list for when the school returns in September.  If the school has any vacancies places will be offered from the top of the waiting list.  

Oakgrove Primary School In Year Application Form (2021-22)

Applications for September 2020 / 2021

In light of current situation with Covid-19, the ‘Current School’ page does not need to be completed as part of the initial application. We will ask for it to be completed and submitted at a later date.

To complete the editable PDF on a phone/tablet/computer, you will need to save it on to the device you are using, then complete the form and remember to save after completing the form.

The form may then be emailed with the other supporting documentation to:  admissions@oakgrove.school

Applications and Appeals are not processed during the school holidays.

Oakgrove Primary In Year Application Form 2020-21

Secondary

Year 7 Admissions for September 2021

Applications closed on 31st October 2020. 

National Offer Day was Monday 1st March 2021.

for further information please refer to School admissions at Milton Keynes Council

Timeline for Admission Appeals for Year 7 - September 2021

Following national offer day on Monday 1st March 2021, if you named Oakgrove School as one of your preferences and were unsuccessful, you will be sent a letter from the school providing further details as to why it wasn’t possible to allocate a place. 

All unsuccessful applicants have a right to appeal against the decision not to offer a place to an independent appeal panel. 

The appeals timetable* for Oakgrove School for students transferring to Year 7 in September 2021 is shown below.  In light of the Covid-19 pandemic both the Stage 1 hearing and Stage 2 individual hearings will be held virtually, with meeting invites issued by the Clerk to the Independent Appeal Panel nearer the time.

Friday, 26th March 2021 at 3pm

Deadline to request an appeal form

 

Wednesday, 14th April 2021 at 3pm

Deadline to lodge an appeal**

   

Monday, 17th May 2021

late afternoon (precise time of hearing to be confirmed)

Stage 1 hearing (all appellants are invited to attend)

Tuesday 18th, Wednesday 19th,

Thursday 20th and Friday 21st May 2021

Stage 2 individual hearings (precise days/times

to be advised by the Clerk)

Should you wish to appeal against the decision not to offer your child a place at Oakgrove School, please email the admissions team at admissions@oakgrove.school providing the name of the child, their date of birth and an email address where the appeal paperwork can be sent. 

Requests for appeal forms must be made by 3pm on Friday, 26th March 2021. 

*Please note it may not be possible to include within this timetable any appeals that are lodged after the deadline.

**This is the deadline by which the completed appeal form must be received by the Clerk to the Independent Appeal Panel.

Please note the School closes for the Easter holidays at the end of Friday 26th March 2021 and doesn't reopen until Monday 12th April 2021. Appeals and Applications are not processed during this time. 


Defined area: 

The defined area for Oakgrove Secondary School (Years 7-11) is Middleton, Milton Keynes Village, Oakgrove, Broughton, Broughton Gate, Monkston, Monkston Park, Atterbury, Kingston, Woolstone and Woughton on the Green.


In-Year Admissions

In-year admissions refers to applications made at any time after the normal age of transfer at the end of primary school.

Parent/Carers should be aware that Oakgrove School is a vastly oversubscribed school with more applicants than places available and each year many parent/carers are unsuccessful in their application for a place.  Please note that when a place does become available it is allocated strictly in accordance with the school’s admissions criteria.

Oakgrove School maintains a waiting list throughout the academic year. The waiting list will be ranked in accordance with the over-subscription criteria and length of time on the list will not be a factor in offering a place. This means that children will move up and down the list as other children are or removed. Being on the waiting list does not guarantee a place at the school. Waiting lists close at the end of the academic year.

Applications for an in-year admission can be made directly to Oakgrove School.

In-Year Admissions for Years 7-11 (2021 - 2022)

 

To complete the editable PDF on a phone/tablet/computer, you will need to save it on to the device you are using, then complete the form and remember to save after completing the form. 

The completed form should be emailed with the other supporting documentation to: admissions@oakgrove.school 

The school closes for the Easter holidays on Friday 26th March and reopens on Monday 12th April 2021.

Applications and Appeals are not processed during school holidays.

Oakgrove School (Sec) In Year Application Form (2021-22)

If applying for a September 2021 start date, please note that the school can only process application forms up to one term ahead (i.e. during the Summer term 2021).
The school is currently full in all year groups, so a turn down letter will initially be sent out. By requesting to go on the waiting list this will build the new waiting list for when the school returns in September. If the school has any vacancies places will be offered from the top of the waiting list.

 

In-Year Admissions for Years 7-11 (2020 - 2021)

In light of current situation with Covid-19, the ‘Current School’ page does not need to be completed as part of the initial application. We will ask for it to be completed and submitted at a later date.

Oakgrove Secondary School Application Form 2020-21

Applications for admission and appeals are not processed during the summer holidays.

Please email any queries to admissions@oakgrove.school and the admissions team will respond within 10 school days. 

The form is an editable PDF, to complete on a phone/ tablet/ computer the applicant needs to save it on to their device, complete the form and then save the completed form. The form and the other supporting documents can then be emailed to admissions@oakgrove.school


For Sixth Form Admissions, please click here.

Admission Policies

Admission Policies

2020 Admissions Arrangements for Oakgrove School

The 2020 admission arrangements were adopted by the Local Governing Body on 9th October 2018.  No amendments were made to the Year 7 and In Year 7 - 11 Policies.  The Primary policy has had in increase in the Published Admissions number, as notated by the front of the policy.

The policies can be viewed via the links below:

​Admission Arrangements for Primary in September 2020 - New Nov 2020

Admission Arrangements for Year 7 in September 2020

In-Year Admission Policy for Years 7-11 from September 2020

A paper copy of the policies can be obtained, upon request, from the Admissions Office at the school.


2021 Admission Arrangements for Oakgrove School

The 2021 admission arrangements were adopted by the Local Governing Body on 17th October 2019.  The policies can be viewed via the links below:

Admission Arrangements for Primary in September 2021

Admission Arrangements for Year 7 in September 2021

In-Year Admission Policy for Years 7-11 from September 2021

A paper copy of the policies can be obtained, upon request, from the Admissions Office at the school.


2022 Admission Arrangements for Oakgrove School

The 2022 admission arrangements were adopted by the Local Governing Body on 3rd December 2020.  The policies can be viewed via the links below:

Admission Arrangements for Primary in September 2022

Admission Arrangements for Year 7 in September 2022

In-Year Admission Policy for Years 7-11 from September 2022

A paper copy of the policies can be obtained, upon request, from the Admissions Office at the school.


Sixth Form Admissions

For Sixth Form Admissions, please click here.