St. Paul's is a Catholic Primary School with a two form entry. The school is located in Thames Ditton and serves the three parishes of Cobham, Esher and Thames Ditton. Established in 1963, St. Paul's is a purpose-built Primary School.
As a Catholic school, St. Paul's is committed to catholicity, an openness to others and the inclusion of all. We aim to engender an atmosphere of trust through mutual respect, affirming the goodness in all our children and having high expectations of all members of the community. We will endeavour to never miss an opportunity to offer praise, highlight positive behaviour and set achievement goals.
Choosing the right school for your child is one of the biggest decisions that you will ever have to make. To help you make this choice please use the links below which will open the Admissions Criteria
If you would like to visit the school you are very welcome, please contact the School Office firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a visit.
Application process -
In Year - Parents wishing to apply for an in year place in any year group are required to do so by completing Surrey County Council's application form. This should be completed along side our SIF form for the entry year and submitted directly to the school. Once the application is received we will make contact with you.
Admissions for the new academic year reception places -
Admissions for a September start in Reception should be made by completing the Surrey County Council online form. This should be completed along side our SIF form and relevant papers submitted directly to the school. This enables us to rank each applicant. Once the application closure date has passed we will hold a ballot for the places by category. Applicants will be notified in line with Surreys reception intake timeline.
Please see the link to Surrey application process below -
Please find below our Determined Admissions Policy and Supplementary Information Form for 2018-19.
Please find below our Determined Admissions Policy and Supplementary Information Form for 2019-20.
In year or immediate entry appeals
Appeals resulting from in year admission applications will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.
September 2018 Entry
Appeals resulting from year of entry or transfer applications for admission in September 2018 will be heard according to the following timetable:
|Offers||Appeals lodged by||Appeals to be heard by|
|16 April 2018||15 May 2018||17 July 2018|
(40 school days)
NB: Appeals will not start being heard until after the relevant closing date has passed.
Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being lodged, whichever is the later date.
Appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing at least 10 clear school days in advance of the hearing.
Appellants will be sent a copy of the school's case 7 clear working days in advance of the hearing.
If an appellant wishes to submit further evidence which was not included with their initial appeal, they must make sure that it is received no later than 5pm on the day preceding three clear working days prior to the appeal hearing date.
Any additional evidence or information received after this date might not be considered at the appeal hearing. The Appeal Panel must decide whether it should be considered taking into account its significance and the effect of a possible need to adjourn the hearing.
Open Mornings for prospective parents:
To be confirmed for the 2019/20 intake
Please note these sessions are for parents only. As the morning is rather intense in terms of information sharing, it would be appreciated if children were not brought on this occasion.
To register for a place at one of these sessions, please complete the Registration Form in the link below:
View the map of the contributory parishes to our school. If you wish to view the original map it is available at the school.