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We welcome enquiries from parents/carers of children aged 3-7.  We would be delighted to show you around our school in order to help you choose the school that is right for your child.  Please contact the school office on 01491 836408 or email office.3244@st-nicholas.oxon.sch.uk to arrange a visit and meet the Headteacher.

Appeals timetable for September 2019 admissions

Catchment Area

Catchment Area 1

The local authority (not the school) is responsible for allocating places at St Nicholas C.E. Infants' School.  The school is able to take up to 60 children in each of the Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 cohorts. 

 

For Year 3, children transfer to our feeder school, Fir Tree Junior School, Radnor Road, Wallingford.

 

 

Oxfordshire County Council admissions website:   www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/admissions

Admission to our Nursery Class

 

We also have a nursery class (called Mallards) here on site. Mallard class is led by a fully qualified teacher which gives children a great start to their journey in education. Our sessions run from 08.50-12.00 noon, Monday to Friday. Children are able to start here the term after their third birthday.

 

We are excited to inform you of some changes that we will be making to our nursery provision from September 2019.  For the academic year 2019/20, we will be opening the nursery for afternoon sessions, in addition to the morning sessions that are currently on offer.

 

If you wish to place your child's name on our waiting list please contact the school office on 01491 836408 or email office.3244@st-nicholas.oxon.sch.uk

 

Mallards Flyer

Where does my child go after they've been to St Nicholas?

 

Here at St Nicholas we offer schooling for Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 pupils. This means that at the end of Key Stage 1 children will need to transfer to a new school for Key Stage 2. Parents can choose where to send their child, but nearly all of our children transfer to Fir Tree Junior School. You will need to apply for a place via the local authority, but there has never been a case where a child doesn't get a place. We are the only school feeding into Fir Tree.

 

You can find out more about it by following the link below and if you would like to look around, Ms Khan is always happy to welcome prospective parents. It's a wonderful school offering a fantastic next step for the children of St Nicholas. Although we are two completely separate schools, we work very closely to support the children through the transition process. This includes visits to Fir Tree, pupils from Fir Tree visiting us, joint adventures (e.g. Spring Music Concert) and visits from Fir Tree staff to get to know the children. Either school would be happy to discuss transition arrangements.

 

http://www.fir-tree-juniors.org/

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