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Marlow Church of England Infant School


How do I get a place for my child at Sandygate?

Marlow C of E Infant School wants to make it as easy as possible for you to apply to join our school. We have pulled together all the information you will need below. 

For the criteria for admissions please refer to our admissions policy and our catchment area map which are both available to download below.  To check which is your catchment school head to the Buckinghamshire Council school admissions website

First Time Admissions applications

For children starting school for the first time, admission applications are done through Buckinghamshire Council and you can find information here.

The key dates for 2023 admissions are

  • 4th November 2022 Application Portal opens for online applications
  • 13th January 2023 online portal closes at midnight
  • 17th April 2023 National Primary Allocation Day - emails sent and parents can log in to check allocation
  • 5th July 2023 School transition day (for children to visit their new school)

We have produced this short video which we think gives an insight into the unique character of our school.



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Open Mornings

We will be holding two Open Mornings on Tuesday 27th September and Thursday 3rd November at 9.30am for parents to come and see our school. Coffee and tea will be served from 9.15am and then at 9.30am there will be a presentation by our Headteacher after which parents are invited to have a tour around the school.

Booking is essential and you can sign up here

We regret that children are not able to attend the Open Mornings

You can see a copy of the presentation used at our Open Mornings in 2021 on the Open Morning page. 

In Year Applications

If you wish to apply for a place at our school outside the normal admissions round then we administer our own in-year admissions, and you should contact Ms Gastineau in the school office by telephone 01628 483983 or email and she will be happy to discuss the application process with you and provide you with an application form. Alternatively you can download an application form below.