Year 3 Age 7+

If you would like to apply for a place at St Faith’s, please visit our admissions portal by clicking on the ‘Apply Online’ button. You will then be able to register for a parent account and start a new application.

Creating an account will enable you to save information and return to the portal later.

In Step 7 of the process, you will be asked to confirm that you have made payment of the registration fee of £100. Please make payment before submitting the application.


We recommend that prospective parents book a tour of the school before applying, so that you can see the school in action and feel confident that it is the right setting for your child.

As part of the admissions process we ask for updated details on where your child is at school, and for your permission to contact their current school for a report; we like to know as much as possible about your child’s strengths and talents. Please note that we are not able to offer a place to any child for whom we do not receive a report.

Key Dates – Application deadline for entry in 2024 is 30 November 2023.

Following the application deadline, we will write to all candidates with details of the assessment days. We hold assessment days for entry to Year 3 each January. The children work with our teachers in small groups for the morning. The work involved is in line with the requirements of the National Curriculum and will cover reading, writing, spelling and mathematics. Every effort is made to ensure the children’s visit to the school is an enjoyable experience. We will contact you regarding the outcome of your child’s entry assessment within a week to ten days of their assessment, provided always that we are in receipt of a report from their current school.

After January assessments are completed, we will continue to accept applications on the basis of places available. Do please get in touch if you would like to discuss an application, Tel: 01223 229427 or email We look forward to hearing from you.