Admissions

General Admission Arrangements

Because we are a Community School, Gloucestershire County Council manages our admissions process.

Follow this link to find out more about our admission and appeal arrangements -

Further information is availble by clicking on the links below:

Primary Guidance booklet 2022-23

Primary school information booklet 2022-23

Parent’s Guide to the School Admissions Online Application

Admissions to Reception for September 2023

Key dates

From November 2022

Letters sent out to Gloucestershire residents explaining how to apply for a school place

From 3rd November 2022 to midnight 15th January 2023

Application Window.  Closing date for school applications is 15 January 2022

Thursday 31st March 2023

Closing date for Summer-born deferment requests

Tuesday 17th April 2023

Allocation Day

Monday 24th April 2023

Closing date to return reply form accepting the School/Academy place or requesting to be put on waiting list/s

After Monday 15th May 2023

Outcome of Waiting List Requests

Midnight Monday 22nd May 2023 

Closing date for return of reply forms

June 2023 to July 2024

Appeals

In Year Admissions 

If you move to the area during the school year or your child needs to move school for other reasons, you will need to apply for a school place by contacting the school directly using the application form below.


View and download our In Year Application Form here.

Please complete the form and return it, together with a proof of address and a copy of full birth certificate, via email to admin@dunalley.gloucs.sch.uk or post it to:
Dunalley Primary School, West Drive, Cheltenham GL50 4LB

For more information on admissions Gloucestershire County Council have put together guidance booklets, click on the links below for further information.
Gloucestershire County Council- Applying for a school place

Admission Information


Wacky Hair Day - Thursday 3rd November

29 Oct 2022

Our School Councillors have organised a school fundraiser on Thursday 3rd of November, we are having a Wacky Hair Day.

A cyber-safety information evening

27 Oct 2022

We will be hosting a cyber-safety information session for ALL parents/carers on 3rd November at 6pm. Please book your tickets HERE

Dunalley Open Day

21 Oct 2022

Dunalley Open Day
Wednesday the 11th January from 10.30am
email 2023starters@dunalley.gloucs.sch.uk
to let us know you'll join us

Call of the Wild

04 Oct 2022

Our Year 6 residential week is underway.The children are having a fabulous time.

Y6 - Secondary School Open Days

16 Sep 2022

Over the coming few weeks there are a number of open days in the local area that we would like to make you aware of.
https://dunalleyps.schoolzineplus.co.uk/secondary-schools-open-days

Summer Fete - July 15th 3pm - 5pm

17 Jun 2022

Friday July 15th from 3pm to 5pm
We are busy getting things planned for our first Summer Fete in a few years. Alongside our own stalls (with...

Y1 Visit from the RNLI

17 Jun 2022

Y1 enjoyed a visit from the RNLI and learnt about safety at the beach

Our Jubilee Picnic

30 May 2022

Click here to watch our fantasic overhead video of our Jubilee Picnic.

Jubilee Writing Competition

23 May 2022

Jubilee Writing Competition
To help us to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, Dunalley will be holding a writing competition. 

Dunalley Lates

13 May 2022

As we mentioned in our previous newsletters we are very pleased to be able to offer more opportunities for the children attending Lates.