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Weldon Church of EnglandPrimary School


All applicants to our school will be considered according to our Admissions Policy.


How to apply for a school place at Weldon CE Primary School

The Academy Governance Committee (AGC) have delegated responsibility for admissions in our school and are therefore responsible for all admissions.  All places are allocated in accordance with our Admissions Policy which you will find below.


Admission to Reception Class

Children are able to start at Weldon CE Primary School in the September following their 4th birthday. Applications for Reception Class can be made in the Autumn Term. The deadline is 15th January.

Applications must be made through the local authority where you live.


Admission to any year group during the school year (known as in-year applications)

If you are interested in joining our school and would like to arrange a visit please contact or telephone 01536 265288.

We are part of the North Northamptonshire Council in year scheme, which means applications must be made via the local authority rather than directly to the school. You can do this online here:

Primary school places | North Northamptonshire Council (


How to appeal for a place at our school

If you have applied and been refused a place at our school (in any year group), you are entitled to appeal against that decision. 

Appeals for PDET academies are administered by The Diocese of Peterborough Education team. For more information on the process please see:

If you wish to appeal please contact the Appeals Administrator by emailing and ask for an appeals pack.

The pack includes some explanatory notes about the process of Admission Appeals and a Notice of Appeal form that, should you decide to proceed with an appeal, will need to be completed and returned by email if possible, but if not, to the Diocesan Office instead.

Timetable for EYFS appeals – September 2022 applications

Following the National Offer Day on 19 April 2022, the deadline for lodging an on-time appeal is 18 May 2022 (5pm). Please follow the ‘How to appeal for a place at our school’ guidance above.


The Appeal Clerk will send notification of the Hearing (date and possible time) to the Appellants during the week commencing 6 June 2022. On time appeals will be heard by 8 July 2022. Spring/Summer 2022 appeals will take place either on Zoom or in-person at the diocesan offices in Northampton and Peterborough. Proposed appeal hearing dates are between 4-8 July 2022. Decision letters will be sent within 5 working days of the appeal hearing, subject to any unforeseen circumstances.