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How to apply for a place at St Peter's

Starting School

All children are most welcome at St Peter's!


If your child was born between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020 they will be eligible to start school in the school year beginning September 2024.

Open Day events have been held throughout the autumn term but please email the school (adminoffice@stpeterswaterlooville.hants.sch.uk) or telephone during school hours on 02392 262599 if you would like any information regarding Admissions.

Please also see our Virtual Open Day Film to see just some of the things that St Peter's has to offer:


To apply for our Reception Class for September 2024, applications should be made via Hampshire County Council (see link below) and a Supplementary Information Form should be completed and forwarded to the school.

The Hampshire County Council site will open for 2024 applications on November 1st 2023. The final date for on-time applications is 15th January 2024.

The notification date for on-time applicants is 16th April 2024.

Link for School Applications 


Admissions 2023- 2024
Admissions Policy 2023 - 2024Supplementary Information Form (SIF) 2023 - 2024

Admissions 2024-2025

Admissions Policy 2024 - 2025Supplementary Information Form (SIF) 2024 - 2025

 Admissions 2025-2026
Admissions Policy 2025-202Supplementary Information Form (SIF) 2025-2026



In-Year Applications

Admission to other Year Groups further up the school may be possible depending on pupil numbers. Please contact the school for an informal discussion. A Hampshire County Council Application and Supplementary Information Form will still need to be completed, but we are very happy to advise you on this process. Click here for a link to the Hampshire in-year admissions page: https://www.hants.gov.uk/educationandlearning/admissions/applicationprocess/inyear

Useful information

St Peter’s Catholic Primary School (Stakes Hill Road, Waterlooville, Hampshire PO7 7BP) is located in the parish of Waterlooville (Sacred Heart and St Peter the Apostle)

 The boundary of the parish is as follows.

Deanery 5

Havant Pastoral Area


Sacred Heart & St Peter, 356 London Road, Waterlooville, Hampshire PO7 7SR

A point at Walton Heath crossroads on the A333 (SZ617097). North by track through Ashlands to (but excluding) Newtown. Northeast by road through Soberton (excluded) and over B2150 at Droxford to crossroads East of dismantled railway line at Meonstoke. A line East-southeast across country to a point West of Little West End Farm. (This line continues in the same direction to join the Hants – West Sussex boundary at the track leading to Woodcroft Farm, East of Chalton.) A line South-southeast across country through electrical sub-station to Woodcroft Lane West of Woodcroft Primary School. Southeast to Eagle Avenue, East on Eagle Avenue, North-northeast on Milton Road, East-southeast on Lovedean Lane to the A3. North along A3 to Thistledown. Southeast along East Hants – Havant district boundary to A3(M). South down motorway to minor road bridge over A3(M) to South of Purbrook turn-off. Southwest across country to meet Northwest corner of Portsmouth City boundary. West along boundary to minor road North of Wymering leading to Pigeon House Farm and Hookheath Farm. North by this road to course of old roman road to the East of HMS Dryad, thence West-Northwest along Roman road to starting point.


St Edmund, Napier Road, Horndean, Hampshire PO8 9LR

A point about a mile West of Little West End Farm (SU644194) on a line joining the crossroads East of the dismantled railway line at Meonstoke with a path leading to Woodcroft Farm, East of Chalton on the Hants/West Sussex boundary.  Southeast along this line to join county boundary. South down boundary to point West of Drews Farm South of Deanlane End. A line West-northwest across country to track South of Ring and Bailey. Southwest by track to South of The Holt to B2149. Cross B2149 and Southwest to track, then by track to the North and West of Horsefoot Hill to meet district boundary West of Havant Thicket. Northwest along district boundary across the A3(M), through Hazleton Estate (Cowplain) till it meets the A3 at Thistledown. Follow the A3 South-southwest. Turn West-northwest on Lovedean Lane, South-southwest on Milton Road and West on Eagle Avenue till just South of Woodcroft Primary School. Northwest to Woodcroft Lane. Follow a straight line across country through electrical sub-station Southwest of Hinton Daubnay, and thence to the starting point to the South of Old Winchester Hill.


Hampshire Admissions Office

Tel: 0300 555 1377 

Email: admissions.team@hants.gov.uk

St Peter’s School Office

Tel: 02392 262599

Email: adminoffice@stpeterswaterlooville.hants.sch.uk

Admission Appeals Timetable for Year R

All appeals will be held in line with Department for Education Guidance.

In-year appeals

Appeals for in-year admissions will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

September 2024 entry

For applications made in the normal admission round for Year R (starting school) in September 2024, appeals will follow the timetable below.


National notification date

Deadline for lodging appeals

Appeals to be heard between

Year R

Monday 16th April 2024

Tuesday 21st May 2024 Monday 3rd June  - Tuesday 23rd July 2024

Please note

(i) Appeals lodged after TBC will be heard during the above dates if possible. Where it is not achievable to hold an appeal between the above dates, the hearing will be scheduled within 30 school days (excluding any school holidays) of the appeal being lodged. Appeals lodged on or after TBC may not be heard until the autumn term.
(ii) Appellants will receive at least 10 school days’ notice of the exact date and location of their appeal hearing.
(iii) Following the lodging of an appeal, additional papers may be submitted to the Appeals Service until 10 school days before the hearing. Evidence submitted after this date will be considered by the panel but this may lead to an adjournment and significant delays.

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