School Admissions

As the Admissions Authority for Lent Rise School, our governors formulate and agree our Admissions Arrangements and Policies. 

Planned admission numbers are set at 60 new pupils each September for Reception.

Buckinghamshire Council, our Local Authority, organise our pupils admissions for YR ( the first year of primary school) and our In-Year admissions.  

Please visit Buckinghamshire Admissions Website to apply for a space at Lent Rise School.  

Catchment area

The Lent Rise area is defined as follows:-

North to and including Burlington Road, but excluding The Green and Orchardville. East to the county boundary. West to Hitcham Road. South to and including parts of the Bath Road.

School Tours

All prospective parents are encouraged to visit Lent Rise during the school day on one of our pre-arranged school tours. This gives you the opportunity to see the school when it is alive with learning.  To arrange a school tour please contact the school office on 01628 662913 or by emailing  

In year admissions

If your child is already at another school, or you have recently moved to the area and are seeking admission, please contact the school on 01628 662913 to see if we have any places available.  

The Governors of Lent Rise School have arranged for the Admissions and Transport Team of Buckinghamshire Council to administer In year admissions as part of their In Year Co ordination Scheme. 

The Buckinghamshire link is below:

Please be aware that you can only make an in-year application 6 weeks before you intend to move schools.

Buckinghamshire timeline for September 2024

Please see below the timeline for making an in year application for a school place for September 2024.

1 November 2023

Applications open for primary school places

13 January 2024

Deadline for handing in paper application for junior school

15 January 2024

Deadline to submit your child's application (midnight)

29 January 2024        

Deadline for address evidence if you’re moving into Buckinghamshire

16 April 2024

School offer day

2 July 2024

School transition day (for children to visit their new school)

September 2024

The new school year starts



Oversubscription Criteria

Please see our Admissions Policy for information regarding the oversubscription criteria and the order in which it is applied.



Appeals for Lent Rise School are managed by Buckinghamshire Council . You can find out more on Buckinghamshire Council's website.

When to appeal

If you were refused a higher preference school place on 16 April 2024 for September 2024 entry, you should make your appeal before midday on 15 May 2024.

Appeals submitted by midday on 15 May 2024 should be heard by the end of the summer term. Delays may occur due to panel availability and numbers of appeals received.

Appeals made after midday on 15 May 2024 will be heard from September 2024 onwards.

For in-year appeals for immediate entry, make your appeal within 20 school days of the refusal letter. The appeal will be heard as soon as possible.


Primary school appeal timetable 2024
16 April 2024 Primary Allocation Day
15 May 2024, midday Deadline for submitting completed appeal forms
At least 10 school days before appeal hearing The Appeals Team sends the appeal date & time letters to parents.

The Appeals Team also tells parents the evidence deadline date.
6 calendar days before appeal hearing Case papers are sent to:

- parents
- admission authority
- school
- Appeal Panel
June to July Primary Admission Appeals heard
Within 5 school days of the appeal decision Decision letter sent to parents, admission authority and school



Lent Rise School Academy Trust is a Company incorporated in England and Wales,
limited by guarantee with registered Company number 9801986.

Registered office: Lent Rise School, Coulson Way, Burnham, Bucks, SL1 7NP • Tel: 01628 662913