Admissions

Open Events

Open Events for children starting Reception in September 2020 will be on the following dates: Tuesday 15 October 2019 at 1:30pm, Tuesday 5 November 2019 at 10:30am and Tuesday 26 November at 1:30pm. Click here to sign up.

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Admissions Process

For all admissions enquiries please contact our Family and Community Liaison Leader, Carol Jackman, by emailing her at carol.jackman@tyndalecommunityschool.co.uk

We are a two form entry school, with each year group having a maximum of 60 children split between two classes.

We are part of the Oxfordshire Local Authority’s co-ordinated admission arrangements.

Applications for Reception Places for September 2019

Tyndale Community School has 60 places for children in Reception classes each September for children who turn 5 during the subsequent academic year. For places starting in September 2020, applications open in October 2019 for children born between 1/9/15 and 31/8/16 (inclusive). The deadline for receipt of applications is 15th January 2019. It is important that you make an application by this deadline, but applications are not determined on a first come first served basis.

We are part of the Oxfordshire Local Authority’s co-ordinated admission arrangements and applications for places should be made on the Local Authority Common Application Form, either on line or on paper. The Local Authority website contains details of how to apply.

Please see below for how to make a faith-based application.

Registering Interest

If you have a child who will start school in later years we would love to keep you informed of future events such as open days and family fun mornings. We will be running Open Events in the Autumn Term 2019 for children starting Reception in September 2020, they will be on the following dates: Tues 15 Oct 2019 at 1:30pm, Tues 5 Nov 2019 at 10:30am and Tues 26 Nov at 1:30pm.

You can register your interest by emailing our Family and Community Liaison Leader carol.jackman@tyndalecommunityschool.co.uk

Visiting the School and General Admissions Enquiries

We always enjoy welcoming parents and carers to the school and run a number of open events throughout the school year. For details of our latest events at the school please click here. If you would like to visit the school or discuss any aspect of applying to the school we would be happy to help. Please contact our Family and Community Liaison Leader – details above.

Faith-based Places

Up to 30% of places may be allocated on the basis of the Christian faith. If you wish to apply for a faith-based place there are two supplementary forms to fill in and return to the school. The first (Form A) must be filled in by you, and the second (Form B) must be filled in by your church leader. Please note that if you wish to apply for a faith-based place these forms are required in addition to applying for a place via the Oxfordshire Local Authority’s co-ordinated admission arrangements as detailed above. Please send completed forms to: Family and Community Liaison Leader, Tyndale Community School, William Morris Close, Oxford, OX4 2JX.

Admissions Appeals

For primary school entry into Reception in September 2019

  • Tuesday 16 April- First round allocation day (for on-time applications received by 15 January 2019)
  • Wednesday 15 May- Deadline for submitting primary (first round) appeals
  • Monday 10 June-Monday 15 July- First round of primary appeals heard
  • Tuesday 11 June- Second round allocation day (for applications received 16 January -21 March 2017)
  • Tuesday 11 July- Deadline for submitting primary (second round) appeals
  • Monday 2 September – Monday 14 October- Second round of primary appeals heard
  • All other appeals- Heard within 30 school days of being lodged (school days do not include weekends; INSET days; holidays.)