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Primary School entry to Year R in September 2021


If your child was born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017, they are due to start school in the school year beginning September 2021. 

Admission to a Year R class is not automatic. 

Application opens from 1st November 2020 to midnight on 15th January 2020. 


To make an application between these dates go to: Hampshire County Council Year R application


Hampshire County Council School Catchment finder


Should you wish to complete a paper application, please telephone 01489 782075 to request a form.

Should you require any advice on admission arrangements then please contact the Admissions team at Hampshire County Council directly on 0300 555 1377.


Notifications to parents offering a primary or infant school place will be sent by the County Council on 16 April 2021.


Infant to Junior Transfer 2021


If your child is currently in Year 2 you will be required to make an application for a place to the Junior School as the transfer is not automatic.  The dates and procedure for this process is the same for an application for a place in Year R above.


To make a Year 3 application: Hampshire County Council applying for a junior place (Year 3)


In Year Transfers


If your child is already at school and you wish to transfer to Freegrounds Infant School, please contact the school office for information regarding the availability of places and then apply online via Hampshire County Council Admissions Department.


To make an in year application: Hampshire County Council In Year Application

School Tours for prospective parents starting September 2022

If your child is due to start school September 2022 we will be sharing more information about school tours at the end of September 2022. If you would be interested in a tour of the school please check this page for updates or contact the school office nearer this time.