We are very pleased that our academy’s enrolment figure is so positive and we are full in many year groups now. Children who attend our Nursery must apply for a place in the Reception class via the Local Authority, in line with the published policy. We cannot guarantee a place in the Reception class so urge you to submit your application on time and always state the three schools you would like your child to attend in order of preference. If you do not receive a place in the Reception class, you have the right to appeal by completing the forms sent to you from the Local Authority.

The closing date for on-time Primary School applications has now passed.  The offer date for on-time applications is 16th April 2021.

For late applications see: https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/residents/schools/apply-school-place/admission-infant-and-primary-school/make-late-application

For the timetable of admissions appeals see: https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/residents/schools/apply-school-place/appealing-school-place/admissions-appeal-timetable

The table below sets out the dates when children CAN and MUST start school.

Children born between…Can Start School…Must Start School…
1 September 2016 and 31 December 2016 September 2021 (part-time or full-time)*January 2022 (full-time)
1 January 2017 and 31 March 2017 September 2021 (part-time or full-time)* or January 2022 (part-time or full-time)* April 2022 (full-time)
1 April 2017 and 31 August 2017 September 2021 (part-time or full-time)* or January 2022 (part-time or full-time)* or April 2022 (part-time or full-time)*September 2022 (full-time)
This is Year 1. However, if he/she does not start school by April 2022 at the latest, his/her place will be taken away and you must re-apply in June 2022 for a Year 1 place to start in September 2022.

* Parents/carers can request full- or part-time provision in a school until their child reaches statutory school age, but this must be with the agreement of the Headteacher of the school concerned.

Please follow this link for further information about school admissions:  http://schools.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/content/school-admissions

Please see our Admissions page for further information and our admissions policy.

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30th October 2018: Ofsted Inspection Dear Parents and Carers, We are pleased to share our Ofsted letter with you and celebrate that we continue to…

Harriers Banbury Academy is a GOOD school

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