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Area: Western

District council: New Forest

Courier Route: CE03

Admissions team


Tel: 0300 555 1377

HIAS Local Office

HIAS, Children's Services Department
Clarendon House Campus
Monarch Way
SO22 5PW

Tel : 01252 814755

Area Director: David Hardcastle

SEN Team

Team: New Forest

Tel: 01962 846247



If the school has more applications than places available, applications will be considered in the priority order set our in the school’s admission policy for the year of admission, below:

School admission policies

  • Year R applications in September 2016

    Published admission number for September 2016: 27

    To apply online for a place in Year R in September 2016, please use our online form.

  • In-year applications

    Apply now for a place at this school.

Please note that to apply for a place at this school you must complete a supplementary information form (SIF). These are also available from the school.

For further general information about admissions please see Hampshire County Council's admissions pages.

Recent years' Spring census data

Year 2016 2015 2014
Year R 24 27 18
Year 1 29 20 22
Year 2 19 24 29
Year 3 24 29 21
Year 4 29 25 30
Year 5 26 29 17
Year 6 29 17 14
Total 180 171 151

View a breakdown of offered places for September 2015 by admissions criteria. Please note that this is no guarantee that the pattern of offers will be repeated in September 2016.

Hampshire County Council School Places Plan

Linked schools

The term 'linked' is used to indicate schools with a close association to each other. Linked schools are not 'feeder' schools and attendance at a linked school does not guarantee a place. However, for admission to community secondary schools, out-of-catchment applicants attending a linked primary or junior school have priority, after those with siblings, over other out-of-catchment applicants. Please check the school's admission policy (see link above) for details.

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Constitution (the number of each type of governor the school should have)

Governor type Number of governors
Co-opted 1
Foundation 8
Head Teacher 1
Local Authority 1
Parent 2
Staff 1
Total 14

School Governors

Representation Name of governor End date Role
Co-opted Mr Richard House 11 Oct 2019  
Foundation Mr Harvey Cracknell 1 Jan 2018  
  Mr Andrew Donald 17 Nov 2018 Chair
  Ms Alexandra Downing 22 Jun 2018  
  Mr John Godber 31 Dec 2017  
  Reverend Les Player    
  Mrs Jenny Trewin 2 Sep 2018  
  Mrs Justine Turton 18 Apr 2017  
Head Teacher Miss Kim Wilcox   Head Teacher
Local Authority Mrs Wendy Crowson 17 Mar 2019  
Parent Doctor Michael Horswell 31 Aug 2017  
  Mr Patrick Vaughan 30 Jun 2016  
Staff Miss Hannah Nightingale 19 Jan 2020  


How can I share transport to school?

You could try searching on Hants Car Share

What can be done to improve safety and travel to this school?

The school has had its travel plan adopted and approved. The school will be expected to submit annual progress reports with supporting evidence of achievements.

How can I get to this school by public transport, and how long will it take?

You can find impartial information on planning your journey by bus, coach or train including time and distance from Traveline South West

What storage is available for cycles at this school?

The school consists of two sites - at one of the sites there is a cycle shed that can accommodate 10-15 bicycles. Children using the cycle shed can then complete their journey via an inter-site minibus.

Where can I find more information about travel to school?

You can visit our travel to school pages which include an interactive route planner.


School catchment area

If you live near the catchment boundary please double check the catchment school for your address. You will need the post code.