Admission to School

Children start school in September of the academic year in which they turn 5.  The window for applications is open during the Autumn term prior to entry and the school holds open days for prospective parents to visit.  Applications are made through Oxfordshire County Council.  For more information please refer to the following web page:

Admissions Arrangements 2023_24

Madley Brook – Admissions Policy Consultation Information

Admissions Appeals


Admission to Nursery

The school deals with admissions to Nursery but follows Oxfordshire County Council’s Nursery Admissions Policy. Children may start Nursery in the term following their third birthday. Application forms are available HERE or from the school office.

click here to view our Nursery Offer


Nursery times run as follows:

Morning: 8.30am to 11.30am

Afternoon: 12.00pm to 3.00pm

All day: 8.30am to 3.00pm with optional lunch supervision from 11.30am to 12.30pm


Parents who choose 30 hours have the option for their child to stay over the lunchtime period of 11.30am to 12.00pm at a charge of £3 per day, or pick children up at 11.30am and drop them back at 12.00pm. Children staying for lunch will require a packed lunch.


Families where both parents/carers are working (or one if a lone parent) and earn at least the equivalent of minimum wage for 16 hours a week but under £100,000 per year may be eligible for 30 hours. Further details about eligibility and how to apply can be found at: