Admissions

As a successful school many students wish to join us, as such, we take students from a wide area, if you are interested in a place at Oldfield School we can usually accommodate new students in most year groups, and our experienced pastoral staff would be pleased to advise you.

We welcome visits from parents and prospective students to see Oldfield School at work, throughout the year.  In the first instance, please contact our Admissions Registrar, Miss Lambert at m.lambert@oldfieldschool.com for further details or to arrange a visit.

View the Oldfield School Prospectus for 2016 - 2017

View the 2016 Results and Awards Booklet

View the Additional Information Form 2017

View the Essential Information for Students entering the school in September 2016 

Please follow this link to view the Admissions Policy 2017 approved by our Full Governing Body.

 

Admission Consultation 2018 - 2019

Please find below a letter from the headteacher outlining the proposed changes to our Admission’s Policy for the academic year 2018-19 and the draft policy. If you have any questions or would like to comment, please email admissions@oldfieldschool.com

Headteacher's Admissions Consultation Letter

Admission Policy 2018 - 2019


Appeal Timetable

1/3/17 - Parents notified by the Local Authority of their allocated school
29/3/17 - Deadline for lodging an appeal for Oldfield school admission (September 2017)
15/6/17 - Deadline for normal admission round appeal hearings

Please contact Miss Lambert, Admissions Registrar for further details. m.lambert@oldfieldschool.com


Admissions Frequently Asked Questions

1. What policy is used to admit children to the school?
The Admissions Policy is published each year by the school following consultation with the Local Authority and Community.

2. What is your catchment area?
There is no specified catchment area, our Admissions Criteria states: Those children who live nearest to the school, as measured in a direct line between the home address and preferred School.

3. How many students were admitted into Year 7 2015 and 2016?
2015 – 218
2016 – 219

4. How many appeals were received for September 2016 intake?
No appeals were heard.

Admissions Timetable

A timetable which shows the timescale for secondary school applications can be found at www.bathnes.gov.uk/

Open Evening and Open Morning

Each Year we arrange an Open Evening and an Open Morning for parents and their children to see the school facilities, to meet the staff and students, and to see the school in action on a typical day. This year our Open Evening and Morning are on the follwowing dates:

28 September – Oldfield School Open Evening 18.00 – 20.30
30 September - Oldfield School Open Morning 9.00 – 11.30