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For all enquiries, please contact Miss Pauk in our office: 01264 737241

Each school has its own admission policy which is set in line with Hampshire County Council’s policy and timetable. Our admissions policy can be found on our policy page.


My child is starting school in September 2024
There are set dates for making an application so that your child can join us in September 2024. Applications open on 1 November 2023 and close at Midnight on Monday 15th January 2024. The national notification date for on-time applicants is 16 April 2024.


The County Council will consider first all those applications received by the published deadline of midnight on Sunday 15 January 2024. Notifications to parents offering a primary or infant school place will be sent by the County Council on 30 April 2024. Applications made after midnight on 15 January 2024 will be considered after all on-time applications have been fully processed unless exceptional circumstances merit consideration alongside on-time applications. For the normal admission round, all on time preferences will be considered simultaneously and ranked in accordance with the admission criteria. If more than one school can offer a place, the parent’s highest stated available preference will be allocated.

To make a late application, please see the County website:


Arriving from another Hampshire school

If your child is transferring from another Hampshire school, this is called an in-year application. In this instance, you can apply to join our school in two ways.

1.  You can apply online at: 

2.  You can request a paper copy of the application form from our office, and return to us directly. We will be able to confirm your place almost immediately

You can apply for an in-year place up to four weeks before the place is needed.

Exceptionally, parents seeking an in-year place starting in September 2024 can apply from 1 May 2024. These applications will be considered from 10 June 2024.


I wish my child to join Vernham Dean Primary from outside Hampshire

If this is the case, you will need to contact your current Local Authority Admissions team in the county you live in.  They will help you go through the process and give you advice about transferring.

Service Families

If you have just been posted to this area and would like to talk to other service families about joining our school we can arrange for you to have a chat.  Please contact the admin team on 01264 737241 or email