Children Starting School for the First Time - September 2024
The application window has closed for Children starting school for the first time.
This is for Children born between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020.
The deadline for applications was the 15th January 2024
Notification date is the 16th April 2024
For more information on how to make a late application please visit https://www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/schools-and-lifelong-learning/school-admissions/starting-primary-or-juniormiddle-school-september
Timeline for Admission Appeals for Year R – September 2024
Following national offer day on Tuesday, 16th April 2024, if you named Monkston Primary School as one of your preferences and were unsuccessful, you have a right to appeal against the decision to an independent appeal panel.
The appeals timetable* for Monkston Primary School for students starting in Year R in September 2024 is shown below. Stage 1 hearing and Stage 2 individual hearings will be held virtually, with meeting invites issued by the Clerk to the Independent Appeal Panel nearer the time.
Wednesday, 15th May 2024 at 3pm
Deadline to request an appeal form
Friday, 17th May 2024 at 3pm
Deadline to lodge an appeal**
Week Commencing 24th June 2024
Appeal hearings will be held during this week.
Appellants will be advised as to precise day and time by the clerk.
Should you wish to appeal against the decision not to offer your child a place at Monkston Primary School, please email [email protected] providing the name of the child, their date of birth, name of school and an email address where the appeal paperwork can be sent. Requests for appeal forms must be made by 3pm on Wednesday, 15th May 2024.
*Please note it may not be possible to include within this timetable any appeals that are lodged after the deadline.
**This is the deadline by which the completed appeal form must be received by the Clerk to the Independent Appeal Panel.
Defined Area (Catchment)
The defined area for Monkston Primary School is Kingston, Monkston and Monkston Park.
Monkston and Monkston Park is shared with Oakgrove Primary School
In Year Admissions
In Year admissions refer to applications made at any other time after the initial September entry into Year R.
Parents/Carers should be aware that Monkston Primary School is an oversubscribed school with more applicants than places available. Please note that when a place does become available it is allocated strictly in accordance with the school’s admissions criteria. Applications for an in year admission should be made on the Monkston Primary School application form.
To complete on a phone/tablet/computer, you will need to save it on to the device, complete the form and then save the completed form. The form may then be emailed with any other attachments to: [email protected]
The 2025 admission arrangements were determined by the Local Governing Body on 3rd October 2023 and can be viewed here:
The 2024 admission arrangements were determined by the Local Governing Body on 5th October 2022 and can be viewed here:
The 2023 admission arrangements were determined by the Local Governing Body on 5th October 2021 and can be viewed here:
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