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Welcome to

Exton & Greetham CE Primary School


Starting Primary School in 2024



Admission arrangements for families with children wishing to join our Foundation Stage class for 2024-2025 are coordinated by Rutland County Council.  They can be contacted by phone on 01572 722577 or by email at


Applications for children living in Rutland should be made directly to Rutland County Council. The booklet "Starting Primary School in Rutland" and an application form is available on their website from mid-October, and you can apply online here.


This application round is for children whose date of birth falls on or between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020. 


You must apply for a primary school place by 15th January 2024


Families living outside Rutland should contact their own local authority for advice on how to make an application. For families living overseas, an application can be submitted to the local authority area they are moving to. For schools in the Rutland Learning Trust this is Rutland County Council.


The National Primary Offer date is 16th April 2024


In Year Admissions

The Rutland Learning Trust is the admissions authority for Exton & Greetham CE Primary School. 


Prior to making a formal application, please contact the school directly to establish if places are available, discuss requirements and arrange any visits.


Applications for school places in-year* at our school should be made directly to The Rutland Learning Trust using the form below.

Please send the completed form to the Admissions Officer.

              By email



              By post

              Admissions Office

The Rutland Learning Trust

c/o Cottesmore Academy

Kendrew Barracks


Rutland LE15 7BA


* in-year admissions refers to applications for places outside of the normal admissions round ie. for Year groups 1 to 6 and for Reception places for children not starting school for the first time.  


Families may submit an application form even if there is no place available at the time of application.


Parents will be advised of the outcome of their application within 15 school days.

If the application is refused, families have the right to appeal and the opportunity to place the child’s name on the school’s waiting list.



School Appeals

You have the right to appeal if your child has been refused a school place.  


Normal Round Appeals

If your child has been refused a place into our Reception class, you will be advised of your right to appeal.  An appeal application must be submitted within 20 school days from the date of notification that your application was unsuccessful and the appeal must be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging the appeal.   


For further advice and details on how to make an appeal please go to School Appeals


In-Year Appeals

If you have applied for an in-year school place, and been refused, then you must lodge an appeal within 20 school days of being notified that your application was unsuccessful.

Your appeal will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

Appeals for schools in The Rutland Learning Trust are arranged by Leicestershire County Council.  For full details on how to make an appeal please visit the school appeals section on the Leicestershire County Council website or click here


Waiting List

If a place has been refused at our school because the cohort is full, you may request to have your child's name put on our waiting list. 

To do this, please contact the admissions co-ordinator


RLT Admissions Policy 2025

RLT Admissions Policy 2024

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