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We are delighted to announce that our Outstanding nursery provision is expanding from January 2020. We are currently accepting applications for children born between 1st September 2015 to the 31st August 2017. If you haven't already applied please complete an application form.


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Following the recent ground breaking ceremony on the site of new Primary School in Banbury for & works have commenced with our team. For details see the school website:


Are you planning to come to our last open event at Longford Park on saturday 11 January 2020? Please do book you place via this link- We expect this event to be busy so don't miss out, book early! We look forward to welcoming you and your family.


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Booking is a must for tours - plenty of dates from today to January so come and see how to join the family


Open Evening Tue, 3 Dec 2019 17:00 - 18:30 Planning to attend our next open evening? Please book your ticket here - We look forward to welcoming you and your family to our sister school, Hardwick Primary


Please also consider completing our consultation questionnaire We welcome your opinion and our consultation is an important step on the way to getting our funding agreement signed. Without funding we cannot open so please do take the time to do so.


Thank you so much to the parents and carers who supported us today by attending our open morning at Hardwick Primary. It was lovely to meet you. Did you miss it? Join us next time. Please see our website for future events and application forms:


That’s great Sam. Hope it was a successful event.


Hello folks, Don’t forget we will be at Hardwick Primary School on Saturday morning. Ferriston, Banbury, OX16 1XE 19 October 2019 11am - 12;30pm We will be opening in September 2020 to year r and nursery but we also welcome expressions of interest for transfers into years 1 & 2.


Looking forward to meeting prospective parents at our second open event.


And so it begins! Ground breaking ceremony for Attended by Bowmer & Kirkland, Cherwell & Oxfordshire Councils, Ashberry & Bellway homes, Ridge & .


Retweeted From Sam Berry

Enjoyed our meeting today discussing the building works at . I am so excited to see this school built and support it as it becomes a reality


We are very pleased to say that our new website has gone live. Hop over to to read more or join us on Facebook


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Just the three?! What are their names?


Retweeted From Merstham Park School

Look out and up to see how our school will grow and flourish on our 22acre site in Central Merstham.


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If you would like to come and meet a phenomenal science team and be part of school on its journey to success then please get in touch! This would be a fantastic opportunity to be part of something special


Did you miss our open event at Longford Park Primary school last Tuesday? Then please add the next date to your diary. Time: Saturday 19 October 2019 between 11am & 12.30pm. Location: Hardwick Primary School, Ferriston, Banbury, OX16 1XE Your family will be warmly welcomed!


Retweeted From Martin Beard

Thank you to everyone who attended our Open Evening last night - we hope you enjoyed talking to our wonderful children and welcoming staff?


Retweeted From GLF Schools

⁩ starts his third back-to-back talk ⁦⁩ Open Evening. Remarkable number of potential ⁦⁩ families with us! Thank you!

Admissions FAQ's

Dear prospective parents and carers,

We do hope you will choose Cherry Fields Primary School for your child/children. We understand that as a new school that you may have some questions for us and we have added some FAQ's below.

Anything else you would like to know?
Please just ask and we'll add it to this list.

Contact Us

Q: What age should my child be to apply for a reception class place?
A: Children are admitted into a reception class the September after their fourth birthday. I.E children who turn four between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020

Q: When can I apply for a reception class place for my child?
A: Applications can be made to Oxfordshire from 1 November 2019 and to Cherry Fields Primary school directly.

Please use this link to apply directly to Oxfordshire

Q: When is the closing date for applications to reception class?
A: Nationally this is 15 January 2019

Q: When will I be offered a place for my child?
A: National allocation day is 16 April 2020

Q: How may applications can I make?
A: You can express a preference of up to 4 schools on your Oxfordshire form.

Q: What about Cherry Fields, how do I apply for a place there?
A: For this year only Cherry Fields is outside of the coordinated scheme for admissions. This means that you will need to make a direct application to our school using this form

Please use this google for to apply for a place reception place at Cherry Fields

In effect this year parents applying for Cherry Fields Primary School will get an extra choice. Four choices at county level and one for Cherry Fields.


When your child should start school

Date of Birth Start School Apply Between
1 September 2015 to 31 August 2016 September 2020 September 2019 - January 2020
1 September 2016 to 31 August 2017 September 2021 September 2020 - January 2021
1 September 2017 to 31 August 2018 September 2022 September 2021 - January 2022
1 September 2018 to 31 August 2019 September 2023 September 2022 - January 2023

Children aged between five and 16 years of age should attend school.

Please use the below tables to work out when your child is due to start school or to work out which year group your child is currently in.

Which primary school year group your child is in for 2019/20 academic year

Date of Birth Year Group What are my options?
1 September 2014 to 31 August 2015 Reception Apply for an in-year school place
1 September 2013 to 31 August 2014 Year 1 Apply for an in-year school place
1 September 2012 to 31 August 2013 Year 2 Apply for a Junior school place for September 2020 if attending an Infant school
1 September 2011 to 31 August 2012 Year 3 Apply for an in-year school place
1 September 2010 to 31 August 2011 Year 4 Apply for an in-year school place
1 September 2009 to 31 August 2010 Year 5 Apply for an in-year school place
1 September 2008 to 31 August 2009 Year 6 Apply for an in-year school place AND apply to transfer to Secondary school in September 2020