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Water Orton Primary School

‘Be The Best You Can Be’



Watch Our Welcome Video - Please return to this page after watching!

Watch Our Welcome Video

If you would like your child to attend our school, please start by clicking on the link and watching our welcome video.


Then see details of admission arrangements below. 


Dear Parent / Carer,

If you are enquiring about arrangements for Reception starters in September 2022, please see below. 


If you are trying to secure a place for your child in the current reception classes or other in other year groups, please call the school on 0121 747 2851 and ask for Mrs Smith or Miss O'Reilly.  Alternatively email admin2618@welearn365 and mark your request as URGENT - Admissions.


Although there is usually a waiting list for places, we do currently have spaces in Reception.  We do also occasionally, have a few spaces in some year groups.  We will be able to tell you of we have spaces and how to formally contact admissions.


ADMISSIONS Reception September 2022

UPDATED September 2021


If you are applying for places in Reception for 2022, here is the time scale for applications:


Timetable for entry into Reception in September 2022

Stage of processDate
Reception application period starts6 September 2021
Closing date for applications15 January 2022

Extended closing date for families moving into, or within, Warwickshire *

31 January 2022
National Offer Day19 April 2022
Deadline for accepting the offer3 May 2022
Deadline for submitting appeals23 May 2022


Parents carers should apply for school places ONLINE with the Local Authority where you live now.

if you live in Warwickshire.

if you live in Solihull.


For those parents that need some extra advice and support please look at the Warwickshire admissions website If you cannot find the answer to your question,

the Admissions Team will be available to answer queries as normal, although we ask that enquiries should be via email on, rather than by telephone wherever possible. 




Apply for school places ONLINE with the Local Authority where you live now.


Places are offered by the local authority based on a number of criteria, but most of all how close you live to the school.


Places are highly sought after so, if you live in, or can move to the village, you have a much better chance of success.


Please be sure to contact admissions about any difficulties, well before the cut off date.


The welcome video and website tells you much of what you need to know, but if you have any questions, please get in touch smiley.