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Admissions Arrangements

Applications for a place for your child at Overdale Junior School must be made through the Leicester City Council school admissions service. The school does not make decisions about admissions. Their number is 0116 454 1009.  The school's published admissions number is 480 pupils.

Information on how to apply, application forms and details of the local authority's school admission criteria for 2024-25 entry are all available on the Leicester City Council school admission service website.

If you would like your child to attend Overdale Junior School we invite you to come and visit the school to find out more about us and to see us in action before you complete your application.  Please contact us to make an appointment.

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All parents will have a right of appeal if an application for a school place is refused and this will be detailed in the refusal letter. Appeals that are to be heard as part of the normal round will be heard in accordance with the appeals' timetable published on the LA’s website.

Parents may contact the School Admissions Service if they require clarification of the procedure that will be followed in respect of an appeal.