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Admissions Process

Choosing a school or nursery for your child is one of the most important decisions you will make as a parent. We are committed to helping you make the best choice for your child and welcome the opportunity to introduce you to all that Woodlands Schools and Little Acorns Nurseries have to offer. We're here to guide you through every stage to ensure the admissions process is as simple and straightforward as possible.

admissions Team

Admissions Process: A Step by Step Guide

Contact Us

Please contact our Admissions Team in the first instance to discuss your requirements. 

Great Warley

Admissions: Deborah Oram
Telephone: 01277 233288


Hutton Manor

Admissions  Penny Marshall
Telephone: 01277 245585


Little Acorns Hutton Manor

Admissions : Caron McGuinness
Telephone: 01277 245595

Visit the school

A visit will enable you to explore our grounds and facilities, meet the Head Teacher and visit your child’s appropriate year group. Please contact our Admissions team to arrange your visit. Following your visit the next stage is to complete an online registration form with a non-refundable fee of £75.00.  Please contact the Finance office to make your payment.

Register your child

Should you wish to apply for a place, we ask that you formally register your interest by completing our registration form which can be submitted online.  

Pupil taster 

Your child will be invited to attend a taster session within their appropriate year group to experience a typical school day at Woodlands.

Formal Offer

Following your child's taster day and in consultation with the Head Teacher, we will confirm our offer of a place and provide you with a formal offer.  At this stage, a deposit of £600 is required to formally accept and secure the place.

Formal acceptance

Upon our receipt of your formal acceptance and the deposit of £600, you will receive confirmation of your child’s place along with further information in preparation for your child joining us.

Settling in Sessions

Where appropriate, your child will be invited to attend settling in session to meet with their classmates and teacher prior to their entry date.