Orchard Way is a one-form entry primary school with 30 pupils per class.  As a community school, our admission procedure reflects that set out in the local authority admissions’ booklet, which can be accessed at

To summarise, if the number of applications for a school is higher than the number of places available, the allocations will be made in the following order.

After the admission of children with an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP), where a community school is named on the EHCP, the criteria will be applied in the order set out below:

  • Looked-after children/previously looked-after children
  • Siblings
  • Medical
  • Distance

Are you are considering schools for your child?

We would be happy to show you around our school to enable you to become more informed of the learning experience our pupils receive.  Please phone the school to arrange a visit.