Abbeymead Primary School


If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below. Our school office is happy to take any questions you may have.

To view the Admission Policy for our school please click here

 Please then click on the link to the Determined Admission Criteria and Scheme for the required year, and our Admission Policy is shown under GCC Admission Arrangements.

The published admission number (PAN) for Abbeymead Primary School for 2020-2021 is 60.


Foundation Stage places

Applying for a primary school place in Gloucestershire children start school in the school year in which they turn 5. Abbeymead Primary School is a primary school and has pupils aged 4 to 11 in 7 year groups from Foundation Stage through to Year 6.

The majority of applications for Foundation Stage are made between October and January for intake in September. Information about the process and the County Council online application form will be available in the autumn on the County Council website. Alternatively you can contact the Access to Education Team directly on 01452 425407. 

The Gloucestershire Local Authority is responsible for all the allocation of school places for children joining Reception. The Governors are still responsible for ranking the applications according to the Admissions Policy.


Applying for a school place during the school year (in-year applications)

If your child is starting or changing schools at other times, or you move to the area during the school year you will need to apply for a school place in the first instance directly to the school.  Please click on the link below to download a Gloucestershire In-year Admission Form:-


Information on Admission Appeals -

Mead Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL4 5YS

Tel: 01452371710