We will be holding open days during Autumn 2023 for new starters in September 2024. Watch this space for an update.
If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below.
ADMISSION TO NURSERY
We have a 26 place nursery which is mornings only 8.50am to 11.45am, 15 hours per week. You can split your funded 15 hours between childcare providers, however we ask that you attend nursery on regular days. To apply for a nursery place please visit Barnsley Council's website
ADMISSION TO SCHOOL
Parents are now able to apply for their child to attend any school in Barnsley, or the surrounding district, regardless of their address.
The Authority’s admission arrangements which will be implemented for Wilthorpe Primary are as follows:
The school’s standard admission number is 60.
Parents have the choice about when they would like their child to start school
You must apply online for your child to start primary school via the local authority
Synergy Parent Portal for Online Admissions- please click in link below.
All decisions regarding the admission of children to the school rest with the Local Authority.
The offer to parents at Wilthorpe Primary School:-
Your child can be admitted to the reception class in the September following their fourth birthday.
For parents who do not wish to accept the offer of a full time place in school for their child the options are;
Part time early years place (morning or afternoon sessions – 15 hours per week) – in the nursery
Defer admission to school to a term within the same school year (January or April)
Defer admission to the following school year (year 1)
The following options are not available;
A full time school place split between the school and the nursery
Any split of a part time school place
Splitting a full time early years place between two nurseries at separate schools.
If you require more information about admission arrangements for primary schools, please contact School Admissions if you have any questions on 01226 773689 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.