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Great Missenden Church of England Combined School

An Academy of the Great Learners Trust



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Admissions information for families 


If you would like your child to attend our school, please review the admission arrangements outlined below.   


Our primary school admission arrangements 

The admission number for the school in 2024/25 is 90 pupils, 30 pupils for entry in Reception and 60 pupils in year 3. KS1 is made up of 1 Class per year, KS2 is made up of 3 classes per year. We expect the Reception admission number in September 2024/25 to be 30 pupils. 


The policies listed below set out the school’s arrangements for allocating places to pupils who apply for a school place during a particular year. Where there is an oversubscription the school’s admission policy is applied, and applicants are placed on the waiting list held by Buckinghamshire Council. 

Please take the time to read the relevant policy. 

Great Missenden C of E School Catchment area map

How to apply for a primary school place 

Great Missenden School participates in the Buckinghamshire co-ordinated admissions scheme. Full details on how to apply for school places through this scheme are outlined below. This includes children starting school for the first time or for in-year applications. 


  • Applying for a primary school place  Apply here for a primary school (reception) place or transfer from infant to junior school. 


  • Applying to change school during the academic year (in-year transfer)  Apply here to move primary school in Buckinghamshire 


If you would like your child to attend our Pre-school please click here


School appeals 

All applicants refused a school place have a right of appeal. Full details of how appeals are organised are outlined here on the Buckinghamshire County Council website.  


This year’s primary school appeal timetable is as follows: 



17 April 2023 

Primary Allocation Day 

16 May 2023, midday 

Deadline for submitting completed appeal forms 

5 June 2023, 5pm 

Deadline for submitting any additional documents or information in support of your appeal 

10 school days before appeal hearing 

Appeals Team emails of appeal date & time letters to parents 

6 calendar days before appeal hearing 

Appeals Team posts appeal Case papers sent to parents, the admission authority, school and appeal panel Appeal Panel 

June to July 

Primary Admission Appeals heard 

Within 5 school days of the appeal decision 

Decision letter posted to parents, admission authority and school 


If you need any further information relating to the school application process, please contact Buckinghamshire County Council school admissions team via the link here 


Admissions & Transport contact details


The Admissions & Transport team advise parents wishing to contact them in the first instance, to use their "Contact Us" form. This provides them with all the information that they require to enable them to answer the parents enquiry promptly.  The link to their Contact Us form is: 


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