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Zozo1982 Wed 25-Oct-17 09:28:46

Can anyone help. We live in Horsell but will not get in to the village school or goldsworth. Can anyone recommend any other Woking primary schools, or any others in the general area that we may get in to? We have a quiet daughter who will be young in her year group. Thank you.

cece Wed 25-Oct-17 10:07:09

What year group? Is it an in year application? If so you need to phone the council and see which ones have spaces first.

Zozo1982 Wed 25-Oct-17 10:08:48

Sorry, for entry in to reception so applying this admissions round.

cece Wed 25-Oct-17 11:15:55

Why do you think you won't get into your local school?

cece Wed 25-Oct-17 11:17:12

You need to use this map to see which ones you are nearest to and then arrange visits.

cece Wed 25-Oct-17 11:21:12

This will tell you furthest distance offered for each school for Sept 2017. It will give you an indication of which ones you are likely to be offered a place in.

Zozo1982 Wed 25-Oct-17 12:24:26

THank you. We are the other side of Horsell, not in the village and for at least the past 5+ years woild not have got in. Excluding the village school and goldsworth, I just wondered if anyone could tell me about the other primaries in Woking and which people like.

Atthebottomofthegarden Tue 31-Oct-17 22:11:17

We like Barnsbury. It doesn't have the best academic results but it is a happy, inclusive school and the results are steadily improving under the new head - KS1 results in particular.

Not ideally located for you though, and you may live too far away - it was over subscribed last year I believe.

Atthebottomofthegarden Tue 31-Oct-17 22:20:44

Just looking at the way reception places were allocated last year - it's worth looking at The Oaktree in Knaphill which I think would be fairly easy for you to get to, has an excellent reputation and appears to have been undersubscribed last year - maybe they increased their PAN from 60 to 90 last year?

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