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Applying to a school place for your child is an exciting and important process and we are here to help. If you need any support or advice please do call our friendly Office Team who would be happy to help.

Applications for admissions to Hope Community School Southampton’s Reception class in September 2024 will be open to children born between 01.09.19 and 31.08.20 from September 2023.

Southampton City Council will administer the application process according to our admissions policy which can be viewed below or copies are available from the School Office.

As a school with religious designation, 20% of school places will be allocated to children from faith backgrounds if we are oversubscribed. To apply for a faith-based place please complete the Supplementary Information Form below. This should be handed in directly to the school. 

Further information is available from the school office, but all applications need to be made through Southampton City Council's application process. Applications can be made through the online form on the Southampton City Council's website or a paper form can be collected or sent out by post or email if applicants contact the School office.

The deadline for applications is the 15th of January 2024.  If you apply online, you will receive an email with the outcome of your application in mid-April 2024. If you apply on a paper form, you will receive a letter in mid-April 2024.

If you would like more information or to come and see the school, we are currently offering tours and the opportunity to meet our Principal on Thursday 21st September at 10.30, Thursday 5th October at 10.30 or Thursday 19th October at 10.30. Please call our office on 02380 385122 to book in.