We welcome all children at Woodford, and encourage prospective families to come and meet us before applying for a place.  Please contact Ms Ransome  to arrange a visit.

Click here for our contact and home/school agreement form

Click here to read our admissions policy    Please note that as of January 2017 there is the option for parents to pay for additional nursery hours. This is a change to the published admissions policy. The principles of the admission policy still apply following this change, and all places for either 15 hours of free provision or for funded provision will still be on a strictly first come, first served basis.

School Readiness booklet 2017

School_Readiness Poster 2017

Pre-school Nursery admissions

Admission to our pre-school nursery is managed through our school, on a first come, first served basis.

Children can start at any time from the start of term after their 3rd  birthday.

Transfer to Woodford

Please contact the  Northamptonshire admissions team by calling 0300 126 1000 or emailing

We will work with families to ensure a smooth and welcoming transfer to our school.

Year Reception admissions

We ask parents and carers to contact Northamptonshire  County Council to apply for  places.

There is an annual deadline for Year Reception applications, which is always publicised in school and available on the Northamptonshire County Council website.

Should there be an over subscription for Year Reception places, the local authority will manage the allocation of places.

Please contact the admissions team by calling 0300 126 1000 or emailing


We ask all parents/carers to support children's learning in school by committing to the expectations of our home/school agreement.


How many places are there in each year group? There are 15 places in each year group.

Do I need to apply for a Reception place if my child already goes to the Nursery? Yes, you will still need to apply.

Do  I need to attend church to apply for a place at Woodford? No, as a voluntary controlled school we follow local authority admissions criteria. This does not cover religious belief.