Admissions

Nursery

Nursery 2020/2021

(for children born between 1st September 2015 and 31st August 2016)

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. 

Applications are open and the deadline for submitting an application for starting in September 2020 is 3pm on Friday, 20th March 2020. Applicants will be advised by email/ post by Friday, 3rd April 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 2020 Application Form

For in year nursery applications for 2019-20, (for children born between 1st September 2015 and 31st August 2016) please click on link below:

Oakgrove Nursery September 2019 In-Year 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 2020

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:

Applying for a primary/junior school place in Milton Keynes 

The deadline for applications was 15th January 2020.

16th April - National Offer day

Please be aware that due to the current Covid-19 situation the admissions team is unable to answer phone calls.  Please email any queries to admissions@oakgrove.school  Please be aware that responses may take a few days due to the number of emails received. The admissions office closes for the Summer on Friday 17th July and doesn't reopen until Thursday 3rd September 2020.  No applications for admission or appeals are processed during this time. 

 


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 2020

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

The admissions office is closed from 3.30pm on Friday 17th July and does ot reopen until Thursday 3rd September.  Applications and Appeals are not processed during the Summer holidays.

Oakgrove Primary In Year Application Form 2020-21

 

Secondary

Year 7 Admissions for September 2020

Please apply online at www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/schooladmissions The closing date for applications was Thursday 31st October 2019.

National Offer Day was Monday 2nd March 2020.


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 for Years 7-11 (2020 - 2021)

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 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.

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.

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

Oakgrove Secondary School Application Form 2020-21

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.

The admissions office is closed from 3.30 pm Friday 17th July and will reopen on Thursday, 3rd September 2020.  Applications for admission and appeals are not processed during the summer holidays.

We are currently not in a position to take phone calls, but will respond to all email queries, once we return on Thursday 3rd September 2020.

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

The 2019 admission arrangements were adopted by the Governing Body on 22nd February 2018.  A small amendment was made to the Year 7 and Primary policies to correctly reference the application process followed by Milton Keynes Local Authority in managing the co-ordinated scheme.  No further updates were made.

The policies can be viewed via the links below:

Admission Arrangements for Primary in September 2019

Admission Arrangements for Year 7 in September 2019

In-Year Admission Policy for Years 7-11 from September 2019

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


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


Sixth Form Admissions

For Sixth Form Admissions, please click here.