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If you would like your child to attend our school, please read our admission policy carefully.  Applications for admission should be made through Reading Borough Council.  You do not need to fill in the school's supplementary information form (SIF), however, you would be well advised to do so if you are applying because your child is a baptised Catholic.


Our Open morning and evening for Reception intake 2024-2025 have taken place.


Please call the Office on 01189015434 to book an appointment to view the school. 

In-Year Applications


An application can be made for a place for a child at any time outside the admission round and the child will be admitted where there are available places.  An application should be made to the school by completing the in-year admissions application form and returning it to


A copy of the application form and SIF can be found on the school website/Key Information/Admissions.


Where there are places available but more applications than places, the published oversubscription criteria, as set out in the admission arrangements will be applied. Parents are advised to read the admission arrangements carefully before making their application.

If there are no places available, the child will be added to the waiting list.  Please see the admission arrangements for more details.


You will be advised of the outcome of your application in writing as soon as possible.  Applicants must be informed of the outcome of their application within 15 school days of receipt, but the aim is to notify applicants of the outcome of their application within 10 school days of receipt.

You have the right to appeal to an independent appeal panel if your application is unsuccessful.


If you have any questions in relation to in-year admissions please contact

You may also wish to discuss in-year applications with the local  authority: or by phone: 0118 937 3777.

Right of Appeal


If your application for a place at Christ the King has been unsuccessful, you have the right to appeal to an independent panel.  Follow the link below to register your appeal through Reading Borough Council.


Appeals against a decision to refuse a place for Reception should be submitted by May.

Appeals submitted after this date will still be heard, but may not be considered at the same time as other appeals for our school.


Appeals for primary school entry into Reception in September 2024


16 April 2024   Primary national offer day
16 May 2024   Deadline for submitting appeals   


Further information about the appeals process can be found by following the link below.