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New Town Primary School Nurturing Brilliance, Inspiring Ambition


We would like to warmly welcome prospective parents and carers to visit our school to see what we offer. If you would like to arrange a tour of the school please email to book a place.  

School admissions

We welcome admissions to New Town for Reception in September 2020 and to other year groups all year round. 

Admissions to our school are managed on behalf of the school by Reading Borough Council.  Should you wish to apply for a school place please contact the School Admissions Team or visit

Visits to the school are very welcome at a mutually agreeable time. Please contact the school office to arrange a tour on 0118 937 5509.

If you are considering New Town Primary School for your child to start our Reception class in September 2021 we will hold socially distanced, personal family tours on the following dates:

Wednesday 18th November 2021, 4-5.30pm

Wednesday 2nd December 2021, 4-5.30pm

Please call 0118 937 5509 or email to book a place and we will confirm your time slot. 

Contact details

School Admissions Team 
Reading Borough Council
Civic Offices
Bridge Street

Tel: 0118 937 3777


Please apply to Reading School Admissions for a place in the Reception class of  in September 2020 school year if you have a child born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016. 

Please see below our admissions policy.


The School manages admissions to the Nursery.  Please download the application form below and return to school with the child's original birth certificate. (For non UK citizens - please also bring passports and visas). The form can be brought in to the school office or emailed to with your proof of ID. 

Children are eligible from the term after their third birthday where places are available. However, parents may apply once the child has turned two years old.

Please see the attached Nursery Admissions Policy for more information.





For information on Primary School applications for September 2021 (If your child is born between 1-9-2016 and 31-8-2017), please click here. 

For information on In-year admissions please click here.

If your child is not offered a place at the school(s) you have applied for you have the right to appeal to an Independent Appeal Panel. For more information click here.