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Come and find out more!


We know that choosing a primary school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will make.  At Watermoor, we understand how important it is for the school to 'feel right' for you and your little one.  Please feel free to:


  • Call us and ask questions
  • Arrange a guided tour
  • Come along to one of our open events
  • Like our facebook page 'Watermoor C of E Primary School'
  • Follow us on twitter @watermoornew
  • Keep popping back to the website for news and events


For further information about school admissions please contact Jackie Brown, School Business Manager:     01285 653817   or read our policy below :

Watermoor Church of England Primary School is a local authority maintained school. The local authority (LA) make decisions on admissions based on certain criteria. The school itself is not involved in this process.


More information about this process can be found at :


This web page also gives lots of useful information and clears up a few of the common myths around school entry !


You should receive a letter in November 2019 explaining how to apply for your child's place at Watermoor. The online application facility will be available from 4th November 2019 to 15th January 2020.


You will be notified on Thursday 16th April 2020 if your application is successful.






New Reception Sept 2020 - Information for Parents


In June we will be contacting our new and existing children and their families who will be starting school in September 2020. We are very much looking forward to meeting you all and welcoming you to Watermoor C of E Primary.


Here is a timeline of what you can expect over the next few months:



You will receive a 'Welcome to Watermoor C of E Primary School’ letter, which will detail an outline of special events for you to attend over the next couple of months. For our new children starting at Watermoor C of E Primary School in September we will also ask parents to specify your choice of home visit date and time.



Home Visits to all prospective parents of children new to the school.

Miss Nobbs to visit new children to the school’s preschool settings.


July – 6pm

New Parents Information Evening: This is an exciting opportunity for you to meet your child’s class teacher. At this time you will be given a welcome pack, which will include your child’s September start date.



Transition mornings. Your Child is invited to attend all transition mornings and begin to make themselves familiar with their wonderful learning environment.


All new reception children’s parents are invited to stay for a coffee in the welcome zone while your child is attending their transition session.