General Admission Arrangements

Please see the Gloucestershire County Council arrangements for Admissions at
The 2019/20 Admissions Policy for all Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools can be found at here

Our Published Admissions Number is 60 pupils (30 pupils per class)

Admissions to Reception for September 2020
If your child is joining our reception year this September please visit the New Reception Intake 2020 page here for more information for parents. 

Here is a fabulous welcome from some of our current Reception children, so very lovely!

Key dates:
15th January 2020  –  Closing date for applications
31st March 2020    –   Closing date for Summer-born deferment
16th April 2020       –   Allocation date
24th April 2020       –   Deadline for accepting the school place or requesting to be put on a waiting list.
20th May 2020        –   Appeals deadline for Dunalley Primary School

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 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 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
Primary School Admission Guidance Booklet