We are delighted that you have shown an interest in Bartholomew School and thank everyone who joined us for our Open Evening on Thursday 21st September. Following this event we always invite parents and carers of prospective Year 7 students to visit the School during the day: our Open Mornings this year take place from 9.00am to 10.30am on Tuesday 26th or Friday 29th September 2023 (no booking required).
Secondary school admissions to Bartholomew School are managed by Oxfordshire County Council. Please visit their website: Year 7 - secondary school applications | Oxfordshire County Council for further information and an application form. Applications close on 31st October 2023.
We invite you to watch our new film, explore the admissions information below and begin preparing your child for a bright, exciting and happy future.
Welcome and introduction from Mr Craig Thomas, Headteacher
To watch at full screen size, press play then click on the square (bottom right).
Year 7 to 11 Prospectus
Out of Catchment Mailing List
If your child goes to a primary school that is NOT part of the Eynsham Partnership Academy (EPA) and you wish to receive information about our transition days, please complete our Out of Catchment Mailing List below:
Alternative link to the above form: https://forms.office.com/e/Mpp1reKUsQ
Year 7 Admissions Timeline 2023-24
12th Sept 2023
Apply for a secondary school place
Applications open: www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/admissions
|21st Sept 2023||
Bartholomew School Open Evening for prospective Year 7 students and their families
|26th & 29th Sept 2023||If your child is moving up to secondary school in September 2024 and you would like to see the School during the day, we warmly invite you to visit us during one of our Open Mornings. These begin at 9.00am promptly and last until 10.30am. No booking required, just arrive at main reception at the start time.|
|31st Oct 2023||
Closing date for applications
Parents complete and return choices form to the Local Authority. This can be done online and you will receive confirmation that your request has been received via email
|9th Nov 2023||Prospective Year 7 transition day (1 of 3)|
|1st March 2024||
Offer letters dispatched from Oxfordshire County Council with a form to be signed and returned to the County Admissions Team or accepted online
|13th March 2024||
Last date for responding to an offer from Oxfordshire County Council
From March 2024
Once you have accepted your place:
Parents/carers will receive a welcome letter and enrolment pack with all the necessary documentation to register their child at Bartholomew School for September 2024.
Please ensure this is completed and returned to us as soon as possible.
|18th April 2024||
Prospective Year 7 transition day (2 of 3)
The Head of Year 7, Pastoral Hub Manager and SENDCo will visit primary schools to begin the process of induction and getting to know your child, answer any quesitons they may have, and form links with students who might benefit from additional support through the transition process.
The Pastoral Hub Team work alongside our Head of Year 7 and Transition Lead in order to ensure the process of transition is as smooth as possible for each student and their family.
Feedback from parents/carers tells us that these visits are a strength of our transition process and are very much appreciated as a means of allaying any concerns.
|27th June 2024||
Prospective Year 7 transition day (3 of 3)
In the evening, we invite prospective Year 7 parents and carers to an induction information evening from 6.00pm to 7.00pm in the Main Hall
** Please ensure you have returned your child's completed enrolment forms **
Admissions Policy and Catchment Map
Bartholomew School Catchment Map
Open events and visits
Thank you to everyone who came to our Open Evening on Thursday 21st September, it was lovely to see the school full of families and we are very grateful for the positive feedback.
Following our Open Evening there will be an opportunity to visit Bartholomew during the school day. We are running two Open Mornings on Tuesday 26th and Friday 29th September from 9.00am to 10.30am. There is no need to book for these, please just come to visitor reception and sign in at 9.00am.
At other times of the year we offer a tour of the School on Mondays starting at 11.20am and lasting for approximately one hour. Please contact the main office (01865 881430) to book.
Sixth Form admissions
Please visit our Sixth Form Admissions 2024 page for further details about the process for joining Year 12.