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Admissions

All children must fill out an application form for school whether they are in our school catchment area or not. Application forms are available on the Newport city council website; they should be completed and returned to the Civic Centre with the relevant paperwork. The admissions policy is in the annual parent’s information book provided by the local authority.

If you would like support to fill out your form or any information linked to your application photocopied, please contact the school office. We will also return your form to the Civic Centre if you drop it off at the school office.

Parents receive notification from Newport City Council to inform them if their application has been successful. Parent meetings take place in the summer term for Nursery and Reception parents.

Nursery

Children are admitted to our Nursery the term after their 3rd birthday. If your child is three by August 31st they can start Nursery in September. There are intakes of rising threes in both the spring and summer terms.

Parent meetings take place before children start in nursery along with transition visits for the children.

Reception

Children aged 4+ will enter the school in the September of the school year in which they have their 5th birthday.

Parent meetings take place before children start in reception along with transition visits for the children.

Prospective parents at other times of the year are invited to arrange a visit during school hours, not only to see the headteacher and staff, but also to sample the working atmosphere of the school. The school number is 01633 273505

Useful Links

School Admissions Policy - http://www.newport.gov.uk/documents/Schools-and-Education/School-Admissions-Policy-2018-19-FINAL-June-2017.pdf

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* Common offer date across all Welsh admission authorities

To Apply for an In-Year Transfer

Complete the in-year application form (pdf) to transfer your child’s school (outside of the normal year of entry).

Milton Primary School | Newport
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