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Carleton Endowed Primary School is a Church of England Voluntary Aided School and seeks to serve the Carleton community and those who wish to apply from the surrounding area.

As a Church of England Voluntary Aided school, the school’s Governing Body is the Admissions Authority and is responsible for admissions.

We are an inclusive school that welcomes children from all faiths and of all backgrounds and abilities and all applications will be treated fairly and objectively according to our admissions criteria.  

The school will endeavour to accept all children where parents make application for them to attend up to the maximum admission level. The Planned Admissions Number (PAN) is 30. If the number of  applications exceeds this maximum, preference will be given in accordance with the over subscription criteria set out in the schools Admission Policy.

To make an enquiry about admissions please get in touch.

Starting School

Children are introduced to the school in the year before they start as full-time pupils. They are invited to attend school for 1 Afternoon or day per week with a parent or carer during the summer term. in these Sessions the children get to know all the other children, the staff, the layout of the school and become familiar with some of the school routines.

Children generally start school in September. If parents have a particular concern, arrangements can be made for half day attendance and delay starting until January, or somewhere in between the two, until confidence and maturity have grown.

On entry the children join the Reception stage of the Infant class , progressing later through years 1 and 2. The infant class is taught by Mrs Amanda Roberts, with some Advanced Teaching Assistant support.

The infant classroom is part of our fabulous extension and provides the infants with the light , airy and spacious room with far reaching views across Carleton and other local areas. The extension also contains a computer suite , extensive library , outside canopy and quiet activity area.

If you are considering Carleton Endowed CE (VA)  Primary School for your child, please arrange a visit. We will be happy to show you around , introduce you to staff and pupils and answer any questions .

We see parents as partners in children's learning. We value your opinions and the information only you can give us .