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Update - 14th June 2021


We have received notification from the local authority today that visits from prospective families should be suspended owing to the increase in cases of the Delta variant in the local area. .


While that means that we are unfortunately not able to welcome you and your family onsite in person at the moment., please do not worry!  We would be delighted to meet with you 'virtually' by Microsoft Teams or to chat by phone or email.  


If you are reviewing your school preference for September 2021 or are thinking ahead to September 2022, (or anywhere between the two!), please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Wrigley on or 01280 860272.


Many thanks for your interest and thank you for helping us to keep our school safe.



Thank you for considering a place here at St James and St John C of E School.  We understand that the admissions process can appear a little daunting and will do all we can to answer your questions and to make any transitions as smooth as possible.


Our admission policy is determined by Buckinghamshire Council and we are very fortunate to be able to offer the following admission numbers:


We are always happy to show you around our lovely school and prefer to conduct individual tours rather than hold open days.  We feel this gives you to opportunity to see the school at its best and gives us chance to enjoy getting to know you and your child.  During the tour we'll be able to answer your question and discuss any concerns you may have at this important time.  You'll also be able to have a good look around the school building and begin to familiarise yourself with the layout.


If, after your visit, you decide that St James and St John is the right fit for your family, you will need to apply for a place though the Local Authority in which you live.  If you live in Buckinghamshire, you can apply online at  While this application does need to be made by you, we will do all we can to help you.





Significant dates for Admissions in 2022 are as follows:


Children born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 will start school in September 2022.



2nd November 2021Primary Portal opens for Buckinghamshire residents only.  You will be able to submit your online applications from this date
157th January 2022Primary Portal closes at 3pm. You will no longer be able to submit online applications after this date
18th April 2022National Primary Allocations Day.  You will be notified of your child's school place allocation by email if you have applied online.  Letters will be posted to applications made on paper on this date


If you wish to apply for a place after the normal transfer time, then you need to complete an ‘in year’ admission form from your own Local Authority. If you live in Buckinghamshire this can be downloaded from the Buckinghamshire Council Website.


You may find the link below for Admission to Schools in  Buckinghamshire’s web page useful


For any further information, or to discuss a place at St James and St John C of E School, please contact Mrs Wrigley on 01280 860272 or email  Thank you.