Consultation on Admission Arrangements for September 2025 - August 2026

All admission authorities are required to formally consult if they propose to make any changes to their admission arrangements for the following school year. We are currently consulting on our admission arrangements for the academic year September 2025 – August 2026 and are proposing the following changes:

  • Separation of linked area criterion to give those also with a sibling priority (criterion 2)
  • Addition of children of staff (criterion 5).  

You can find a full copy of our proposed admission arrangements at the side of this page under 'Admission Documents'.

The consultation period runs until 31st December 2023.

Should you wish to make any comments about the proposed arrangements you can do so by email to Mr Bloomfield, Headteacher () or by post: Silverstone CE Primary School, Towcester Road, Silverstone, NN12 8UB

Key Information

Local Authority information

  • Application portals (primary and secondary) open on 8 September 2023.
  • New application deadlines for September 2024 admissions:
  • Primary – midnight on 15 January 2024
  • Secondary – midnight on 31 October 2023
  • National Offer Day (Primary) – 16 April 2024
  • National Offer Day (Secondary) – 1 March 2024

Pupil Spaces Available

Please contact the school office to find out about available places.

Phone: 01327 855100



How to Apply for a School Place at Normal Point of Entry - beginining of Reception

Parents must appliy via West Northamptonshire Councul using the Common Application Form (CAF) 

Children are able to start at Silverstone CE Primary School in the September following their 4th birthday.

Applications for reception can be made in the autumn term. The deadline is 15th January 2024

Applications must be made through the local authority where you live.


Link to WNC Applications:  School Admissions | West Northamptonshire Council (


How to Apply for a Place - In-Year Admissions

If you are interested in joining our school and would like to arrange a visit please contact the school office on 01327 855100.  Applications must be made via West Northamptonshire Council

This link provides parents with details on how West Northamptonshire Council process In-Year Applications: 

Move school during the school year (in-year) | West Northamptonshire Council (

Link to WNC Applications: School Admissions | West Northamptonshire Council (


How to Appeal for a Place at Silverstone CE Primary

How to appeal for a place at our school:

If you have applied and been refused a place at our school (in any year group), you are entitled to appeal against that decision.

Appeals for PDET academies are administered by The Diocese of Peterborough Education team. For more information on the process please see:

If you wish to appeal please contact the Appeals Administrator by emailing and ask for an appeals pack.

The pack includes some explanatory notes about the process of Admission Appeals and a Notice of Appeal form that, should you decide to proceed with an appeal, will need to be completed and returned by email if possible, but if not, to the Diocesan Office instead.

Timetable for appeals – September 2023 applications.

Following the National Offer Day on 17 April 2023, the deadline for lodging an on-time appeal is 22 May 2023 (5pm).

The Appeal Clerk will send notification of the Hearing (date and time) to the appellants, during the week commencing 5 June 2023 and proposed appeal hearing dates are between 10-14 July 2023.

Spring/Summer 2023 appeals will take place either on Zoom or in-person at the diocesan offices in Northampton and Peterborough.

Decision letters will be sent within 5 working days of the appeal hearing, subject to any unforeseen circumstances.

Contacting the School Admissions Team
All parents are asked to use NCC’s generic telephone number: 0300 126 1000 or email address:


Admissions Documents

If you wish to formally apply for a place then you will be directed to the Northants County Council Admissions Web Site.  The County Council ultimately has full responsibility for administering the admissions process.