Parents are very welcome to come and see Glastonbury Thorn school in action, please call the school office (01908 504648) to arrange a tour. 

Please note that on the 6th July 2018 a determination was made by the Office of the School’s Adjudicator that the published admission number for September 2019 shall be 60 and our admission criteria now reflects this change. If you would like any other information regarding the determination please contact the school office. All applications for admission must be made through Milton Keynes Council. For children starting school for the first time parents should complete the council’s admissions application form, a paper copy can be collected from the school, or the form can be completed online on the MK council’s website.

Parents should also read the council’s Information for Parents booklet. For in year admissions parents should contact the Education Access Team email or telephone 01908 253338 for information and an application form. The form can also be downloaded from the council’s website.

Click on the following links for more detailed information about admissions:

GT Admission Criteria 2018-19

GT Admission Criteria 2019-2020 updated July 2018

Please visit MK council website for further information or to apply online:

From 22nd November 2018 until 17th January 2019 the Governing Body of Glastonbury Thorn School are consulting on their Admission Arrangements for September 2020.

The consultation continues with the previous year’s reduction of our PAN to 60. This is in line with the outcome of our request to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator for a reduction in PAN for September 2019.

Comments on Glastonbury Thorn School Proposed Admissions Policy: September 2020 onwards should be submitted in writing by 17th January 2019 to:

Admissions Office
Glastonbury Thorn School
Pigott Drive
Shenley Church End

GT Admission Criteria 2020-2021

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