School Admissions




Starting School


If your child was born between 1st September 2016 and 31st August 2017 they will be eligible to start school in the school year beginning September 2021.

All are most welcome.

Sadly, we cannot welcome you in to view the school at the moment but please telephone the school office on 02392 262599 or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details of our on line Open Day information.

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 2021, 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 2021 applications on Sunday November 1st 2020. The final date for on-time applications is Friday 15th January 2021.

The notification date for on-time applicants is Friday 16th April 2021



Link for School Applications:





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.



The Appeals Process


Appeals are managed by the governing body of the school. Please ask the school 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



Further information is available on: