Admissions Policy, Catchment Map and Appeals

Catchment area

The map below shows the catchment area for The Heights Primary School, the green star represents the data point; the data point is the geographical centre of the catchment area taking into account demand for places, as identified by the responses to the evidence of demand survey, which was accessed via this website from November 2012 to June 2013.

The data point is the junction of Wincroft Road and Woodford Close.


Reception Admissions

Parents wishing to apply for a Reception place at the school must do so via the normal primary school application process, run by Reading Borough Council which has included The Heights within its admissions packs. This is available from the council’s website.

In Year Transfers

In Year Applications should be made directly to the school via email to The school will be able to advise if a place is available.

In the event that no place is available the applicant may choose to join the waiting list. Should a place subsequently become available it will be allocated to those on the waiting list in accordance with the over-subscription criteria in our Admissions Policy.

Admissions Policy

The latest Admissions Policy can be found on the policy page here


Please follow the below links to access the Reading Borough Council website pages detailing the Admissions timetable for both applications and appeals.