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Welcome to Down Ampney C of E Primary School.  We hope you have found the website easy and friendly and that it has given you an insight into our school. With any admissions, we recommend you contact us for a look around. Come to meet the staff and pupils and get a feel for our warm, friendly and inclusive village school. We can accommodate school tours most days or out of hours if that suits you better.  

Please give school a ring and speak to Mrs Rebecca Gray, Headteacher, who will answer any questions you may have and can arrange an appointment for you to come and look round. 

We also have open days throughout the year – check our Facebook page for details or phone Mrs Woodruffe in the school office for upcoming dates. 

You can also look at the Down Ampney Primary School Facebook page to see what the school has been up to. 

Admissions for Reception

Intakes for Reception children will receive a common application form from Gloucestershire County Council, Wiltshire, or Swindon Borough Council depending on which district you come under.  This can be done by paper form or online and needs to be submitted by 30th January for admission for the following September.

To view the Admission Policy for our school  please click here

School Admissions Scheme

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.

Moving into the area

We understand the importance of finding a new school for your child when you move into a new area. We have children who attend our school from Swindon and Cirencester, as well as surrounding villages including Latton, South Cerney and Fairford as well as Down Ampney Village.  

Please do come and visit us to get a feel for the school and to find out if we are right for your family. 


If you would like more advice with September Admissions or In-Year Admissions then please do get in contact with  Mrs Woodruffe who will be able to assist you with more information on availability and procedures.

Telephone:01793 750294