Admissions & Appeals - School

Thank you for your interest in St John’s CE Primary School. Please read our Admissions Policies for the academic year you are seeking admission for, which are found at the bottom of this page.



If you are not offered a place at St John’s, you are entitled to appeal against this decision.We would request that you read the documentation on the following link prior to submitting an appeal: and click on the ‘Guide for Parents on making an appeal’.

If on reading this information you feel that you would wish to appeal, you should contact The Clerk to the Appeal Panel Members, Civic Centre, Reading RG1 7TD -  telephone 0118 937 2532 or online at the above link.The policy below can be found on the Reading Borough Council website

St John’s Church of England Primary School will be following the Reading Borough Council’s Appeals timetable for 2019-20, as follows:

Secondary School

1 March 2019 – National offer day for on-time applications (secondary school)

29 March 2019 – Deadline for submitting secondary school appeals

April – June 2019 – secondary school appeals heard (for appeals submitted by the deadline)

Primary School

16 April 2019 – National offer day for on-time applications (primary school)

21 May 2019 – Deadline for submitting primary school appeals

Between June 2019 - August 2019 – primary school appeals heard (for appeals submitted by the deadline)


Appeals submitted after the appropriate deadline will still be heard but may not be heard with the other appeals for the same school. 


There is no right to appeal for Nursery places, although you may write to the Chair of the Governors, c/o The Clerk, St John's Primary School, 121-147 Orts Road, Reading, Berks RG1 3JN


  1. Admissions Policy 2018-19
  2. Admissions-supplementary form SCHOOL W 2018
  3. Church Supplementary form 2018 W
  4. Appeals Guide For Parents
  5. Service Guide for Schools 2018
  6. Guide For Parents 2018
  7. Admissions policy 2019-2020 Agreed FGB 12.03.2018 Sep18