St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

Walking hand in hand with Jesus

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
Lawton Avenue, Carterton, Oxfordshire OX18 3JY

Mrs Amanda Cross

01993 841240


Admissions Policies

In-Year Applications

An application can be made for a place for a child at any time outside the admission round and the child will be admitted where there are available places.  An application should be made to the school by completing the in-year admissions application form which is available on our website at.  A hard copy of the application form can be obtained by contacting the school office at or by telephoning 01993841240.

Completed application forms must be and returned to St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Lawton Avenue, Carterton, OX183JY.

Where there are places available but more applications than places, the published oversubscription criteria, as set out in the admission arrangements for 2021-22, will be applied. The full admission arrangements can be accessed from below or by contacting the school office to request a hard copy  Parents are advised to read the admission arrangements carefully before making their application.

If there are no places available, the child will be added to the waiting list and further information relating to this will be included in the letter sent from the school advising you of the outcome of your application.  Please see the admission arrangements for more details.

You will be advised of the outcome of your application in writing as soon as possible.  Applicants must be informed of the outcome of their application within 15 school days of its receipt, but the aim is to notify applicants of the outcome of their application within 10 school days of its receipt.

You have the right to appeal to an independent appeal panel if your application is unsuccessful.

If you have any questions in relation to in-year admissions please contact Michelle Cornick on

 You may also wish to discuss in-year applications with the local authority - see link below

In-Year Application Form

Click here for the Oxfordshire County Council Admissions page.

Admissions Policy 2019-2020

Admissions Policy 2020-2021

Admissions Policy 2021-2022

Admissions Policy 2022-23

Admissions Policy 2023-24

School Admission Appeal Timetable 2020

School Admission Appeal Timetable 2021

Supplementary Information for Admissions Policy

If you would like a paper copy of any of the information on our website, this will be available free of charge.

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