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Please read the information given below which gives details of our admission arrangements for the school.

Children Starting School in Year R in September 2020

If you have applied for a school place for your child who is due to start school in September 2020, you will be notified of your child's allocated school by Hampshire County Council on Thursday 16th April 2020. 

If your child is offered a place at Orchard Infant School, we will be in touch shortly after this date to advise you of our induction process and dates for your diary.



If you have not yet applied for a school place for your child, who is starting school in September 2020 you can still make a "late" application https://www.hants.gov.uk/educationandlearning/admissions/applicationprocess/changeorlateapplication


Children Starting Year R in September 2021

If your child is due to start school in September 2021, you can apply for a school place from November 2020.  We will be hosting tours of our school for parents in the Autumn term 2020.  Please get in touch in the Autumn of 2020 to find out our tour dates and to reserve your place.


Children Moving Schools

In-year applications can be made at any time via the Hampshire Education website (see  link below), or alternatively by completing an "In -Year Application for a school place" form which is available from the school office. 

Please contact our school office to enquire about the availability of school places.