General Admissions

Admissions to start John Colet School in September of Year 7 are coordinated by Buckinghamshire Council and information on the process of moving up to secondary school can be found on the BC Admissions website, including the timeline for the process. At this link you will also find details of open events for all schools.

Students have been admitted into Year 7 in September 2023 according to the school's admissions criteria which are set out on the Policies page of this website.

The transition timetable for students joining us in September 2024 is as follows:

Open Evening Thursday 5 October 2023, 6.00 – 8.30pm

We look forward to welcoming you to our school for our Open Evening. There are two talks to choose from:

  • Headteacher's speech at 6.00pm, followed by a tour of the school. Please click here to book tickets for this talk.
  • Headteacher's speech at 7.00pm, followed by a tour of the school. Please click here to book tickets for this talk.

UPDATE - All spaces for the Open Evening Headteacher's talk are now reserved. If you were unable to book a place on one of the talks, we would still very much like to show you our school. Please attend the evening and our students will be pleased to show you around.

You should be aware that parking on site is extremely limited so wherever possible please plan to walk to the school site, or use alternative parking for example the public car park in Wendover.

Open Morning Monday 9 October 2023, 9.15am-10.45am

Our school will also be open for the morning for prospective parents and students. There will be a Headteacher's speech at 9.15am, followed by a tour of school. To book a ticket for the Headteacher's talk for Open Morning please click here.

31 October 2023 - Deadline to submit your child’s application to Buckinghamshire Council.

1 March 2024 - School offer day.

Early April - Electronic admission forms emailed to parents, including welcome pack information. Please complete as soon as possible.

May/June - Transition Team visits to feeder primary schools. Students from smaller feeder schools will be invited to a pre-induction morning.

June - Uniform (including PE kit) sale and ordering in the John Colet Hall. Please make an appointment directly with PLSchoolwear.

Tuesday 2 and Wednesday 3 July - Year 6 Induction Days at John Colet School.

Tuesday 2 July – Year 6 Parents Information Evening in the John Colet Hall, for parents with their first child at John Colet.

Buckinghamshire Council Family Information Service offer some useful tips on supporting your child moving up to secondary school. They are also running ‘How to…Move up to Secondary School’ courses for young people. Please see the flyer for more information and to book a place.

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