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An introduction to Wellow School

Open Mornings for September 2022 New Entrants.

Our Open Days have now finished, but if you have missed these, we are happy to show prospective parents around the school.  Please call the School Office on 01794 32201 or email to book an appointment


We look forward to welcoming you to Wellow Primary School. 


To parents with children due to start school in September 2021

Thank you for your interest in Wellow Primary School. Although we are not able to offer 'Open Morning' tours as we have in other years we'd still very much like to share our school with you.


We'd like to work with you to find a solution best matched to your needs:


  • A socially distanced outside meet and tour?


  • An online video call?


  • A telephone conversation?
Please do contact us at, send us a message on Facebook, or call us on 01794 322201 to make an arrangement with Head of School, Beth Larcombe.  We truly value the importance of you being able to visit our school and for us to meet you in person.




Choosing the right school for your child is an important decision as a Parent to make and we want to be able to help make this a straightforward process for you.


If you would like your child to attend our school, please contact the school office in the first instance we can often give you the latest place availability in year groups, application procedure and make an appointment for you to visit.


Tel: 01794 322201


If your child is due to start school for the first time, you will need to make an application to Hampshire County Council at

County Admissions Team

Children’s Services Department
The Castle
SO23 8UG


Tel: 0845 603 5623


As Wellow is in the Mountbatten School catchment area, and Wellow School is a ‘feeder’ school, most of our children transition there for secondary education.  The Mountbatten School website can be accessed here.

Our Appeals Timetable YR starters Sept 2021 is as follows:


Due to the Covid pandemic, all appeals will be held based upon written submission. This is in line with the DfE’s School Admissions (England) (Coronavirus) (Appeals Arrangements) (Amendment) Regulations 2020.

National notification date for on-time applicants         Tuesday 19 April 2022

Notification date for late applicants                            Tuesday 26 April 2022

(Whose applications received after

15 January and before 16 April 2021)

Deadline date for parents wishing to lodge                   Tuesday 17 May 2022

an appeal (returning completed appeal papers)

to County Council

Appeals to be heard                                                     From 7 June to 16 July

 Please note

(i) Appeals lodged after 17 May 2022 will be heard during the above dates if possible. Appeals lodged on or after 15 June 2022 may not be heard until the autumn term but no more than 30 school days after the appeal was lodged.

(ii) Following the lodging of an appeal, additional papers may be submitted to the Appeals Service until 23 calendar days before the hearing. Evidence admitted after this date will be considered by the panel, but this may lead to an adjournment and significant delays.


To apply for an In-Year application, please click on this link:

In-Year Applications


For In-Year applications, school will notify parents of the outcome within 10 days of the application being received from Hampshire Admissions, and not later than 15 days.

You have the right of appeal to an independent appeal panel against the refusal of a place at this school.  If you would like to appeal against the decision, please visit Appeal Information or contact the County Admissions Team on 0300 555 1377 to request an appeal pack.  This provides an option for appeal papers to be completed and submitted online or written on a paper version of the appeal forms and submitted in the post or by hand.  Please contact the school if you would like to appeal against the decision.  You will be advised what you need to do and sent the appropriate form and guidance notes.