If your child is starting school in September 2021 then please do contact the school office to arrange a tour of the school and meet our wonderful staff and children.

Visits to our school are warmly welcome. If you would like to arrange a tour of our school, please don’t hesitate to contact Mrs Howes or Mrs. Perry in the school office on (01604) 890380, who will be able to arrange an appointment. On our “Prospective Parent” page, you will be able to view timings for our up and coming tours and open day.

Northamptonshire County Council manage our admissions process. Please click on the link below for further information; however if you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact the school office.

Admission Arrangements   

Admissions Department- 03001261000

Cogenhoe Primary School is a Maintained Community Primary School fully funded by Northamptonshire County Council. The Governors agree to accept the Admission Policy guidelines produced by Northamptonshire County Council.

Children are admitted to school at the beginning of the school year (September – August ) in which they are 5.

The online application process opens in September and closes on the 15th January. Parents are advised if they have been successful in securing a place on the 16th April. Applications received after 16th November (but before 1st May) will hear on the 13th May.

The PAN (pupil admission number) which has been determined for our school is 30. This is the number of pupils which can be accepted for each class unless Northamptonshire Admissions determine otherwise, usually following an appeal.

Oversubscription Criteria

Where there are more applications for places than there are places available, priority will be given in the following order:

  • Children in public care or previously in public care who ceased to be so because they were adopted (or became subject to a child arrangements order or special guardianship order)
  • Children who live in the linked area(s) of the school
  • Children with a sibling continuing at the school at the time of admission
  • Other children

For any In Year applications, please also refer to the Northamptonshire County Council Admissions website for detailed information on the transfer process including an application form and appeals timetable.


Please find the forms required to submit an appeal for a year group place below:

Infant-Class-Prejudice-Appeal-form-2019 (2) Years R, 1 and 2

Ordinary-Prejudice-Appeal-form-2019 (1) Years 3, 4, 5 & 6