Orchard Church of England Primary School

The school day starts at 8.40 am (all gates open at 8.30 am) and ends at 3.15 pm (all gates open at 3.00 pm)

  1. Key Information
  2. Admissions



Leicestershire County Council, the local authority, is responsible for the control of the admission of pupils to our school and this is co-ordinated by the Local Authority using a common application form and timetable.  Our school has a Pupil Admission Number (PAN) set by the Local Authority of 30 pupils per year group.


You can view Leicestershire County Council's admissions policy here.


To apply for a place at our school please visit the local authority website. Leicestershire County Council 


Closing date for applications for children to start Autumn 2022 is 15th January 2022

If you do not have access to the internet at home you are able to access the internet for free at all Leicestershire Libraries. Any queries contact Leicestershire County Council on 0116 305 6684. 


If your child is due to start September 2022 please see our First Time Admissions 2022 Page

Useful links below

Please click on the link for Your Guide to Primary Education 2021/22

Applying for a Primary School Place

Applying for a Secondary School Place

Moving to a different school