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Sandy Lane Primary School

School Admissions

Sandy Lane Primary School joined the Greenshaw Learning Trust in October 2022 becoming an academy. We process applications for school places in accordance with the GLT admissions policy which is available at:

Greenshaw Learning Trust - Admission to our Schools


Nursery places are allocated by Sandy Lane Primary School. Children are eligible to join our Nursery the term following their third birthday.  We offer 5 morning sessions, 5 afternoon sessions or 5 full day sessions for a period of  38 weeks per year. If you require full day sessions, please apply for extended funding of 30 hours at

Application forms are available here: Nursery Place Application Form.docx or a hard copy can be obtained from the main school office - this should be completed and returned with supporting documents. Your child will then be placed on the relevant waiting list.


If your child was born on or between 1st September 2018 - 31st August 2019 - please contact Bracknell Forest Council at 01344 354023 - lines are open until 12:00 pm - or by email at

If your child was born on or between the 1st September 2019 – 31st August 2020 then your child is eligible for a  primary school place from September 2024. 

First point of contact for Primary School admissions are managed by the School Admission Team at Bracknell Forest. Please contact them on 01344 354023 - lines are open until 12:00 pm - or by email at For Reception intake 2024-2025, Common Application Forms should be submitted to Bracknell Forest Council by 15th January 2024. Should you wish to appeal, please do so by 25th May 2024.

SLPS Admissions Arrangements for 2024-25.pdf

SLPS 2024-25 Appeal Information.pdf

SLPS Social and Medical Application Form.pdf

Years 1 - 6

If your child falls within the age ranges of Years 1 - 6 and you are a late applicant - after 1st September - please apply via Bracknell Forest Council completing an  'In-Year Application Form'. Bracknell Forest Council will forward your application to us for processing. We operate a waiting list for those year groups that are over-subscribed - parents will be contacted via email as soon a place becomes available.


If your child was born on or between 1st September 2012 and 31st August 2013, your child will be eligible to apply for a secondary school place for September 2024 - details for applications to follow. 

Please  visit for information regarding the late application process.

The video links on this page will give you a small insight into some of the wonderfully imaginative activities we deliver in order to develop your child to their full potential.

Find our Vision and Values at: Values And Ethos 

EYFS Vision 2023-2024.pdf

Here is our Sandy Lane Promise: The Sandy Lane Promise

TAKE A LOOK at our SOCIAL MEDIA pages here:Social Media


Other results and our Ofsted 'GOOD' report here:

Assessment Result  & Ofsted


Please phone the school office on 01344 423896 or email  to book a visit.