School Admissions




Starting School


If your child was born between 1st September 2017 and 31st August 2018 they will be eligible to start school in the school year beginning September 2022.

All are most welcome.

Open Days for prosepctive parents are being held in autumn 2021 on the following dates:


Tuesday 12th October 1.15 - 2.45 pm
Thursday 21st October 1.15 - 2.45 pm
Friday 5th November 9.30 - 11.30 am
Monday 8th November 1.15 - 2.45 pm
Tuesday 16th November 6 - 7 pm
Wednesday 17th November 9.30 - 11.30 am

Please email the school (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or telephone during school hours on 02392 262599 if you would like to attend one of these events.

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 2022, 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 2022 applications on November 1st 2021. The final date for on-time applications is 15th January 2022.

The notification date for on-time applicants is 19th April 2022.



Link for School Applications:



Admissions 2021 - 2022

Click here for Admissions Policy 2021-2022

Click here for Supplementary Information Form (SIF) 2021-2022


Admissions 2022- 2023

Click here for Admissions Policy 2022 - 2023

Click here for Supplementary Information Form (SIF) 2022 - 2023


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:


Useful information:

The parish boundaries referred to in our admissions policy can be seen on the diocesan website Sacred Heart & St Peter, Waterlooville is on page 63 and St Edmunds, Horndean is on page 61.

Hampshire Admissions Office: Tel: 0300 555 1377 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

St Peter’s School Office: 02392 262599 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Admission Appeals Timetable for Year R


Due to the Covid pandemic, all appeals will be held based upon written submission. This is in line with the DfE's School Admissions (England) (Coronavirus) (Appeals Arrangements) (Amendment) Regulations 2020. Please contact the School Office for a form.

Appeals timetable

In-year appeals

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

September 2021 entry

For applications made in the normal admission round for Year R (starting school) in September 2021, appeals will follow the timetable below.



National notification date

Deadline for lodging appeals

Appeals to be heard between

Year R

16 April 2021

17th May 2021 From 7 June to 16 July, inclusive


Further information is available on: