Children are admitted into Reception Class at the start of the academic year in which they will become 5 years of age.

Our full admission arrangements are shown below and can also be found in the “Our School/Policies” section of the website. The Admissions Policies for Worcestershire Schools can be found at

St Thomas More Catholic First School is part of Our Lady of the Magnificat Multi Academy Company (MAC). The admissions authority for the school is the Board of Directors of Our Lady of the Magnificat MAC who has responsibility for admissions to this school. The Board of Directors has delegated responsibility for the administration of the admissions process to the Admissions Committee of St Thomas More Catholic First School.

Admission into Reception for September 2022 is for children who were born between 1st September 2017 and 31st August 2018.

If you live in Worcestershire, you will need to apply on-line at You will receive an acknowledgement by e-mail of your submitted application.  If you do not have access to the internet, visit your local library and gain free access to the internet.

If your child has been baptised in a Catholic Church, you will need to supply a copy of their Baptismal Certificate and complete a Supplementary Information Form (SIF) – see our admission arrangements in the “Policies” section or below.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 15th January 2022.

Worcestershire Children First will advise parents of the outcome of their application on 16th April 2022 (National Offer Day).

For In-Year Admissions (Transfers) – the scheme is co-ordinated for Worcestershire schools by the Local Authority (Worcestershire Children First – WCF).  Applications must be sent to School Admissions at WCF who will co-ordinate with the relevant school(s).

Parents should not apply directly to schools.  Please see the link below for an in-year application:

Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the School:


Telephone: 01527 525821 or visit the school office.

2021 Admission Appeals Timetable

2021-2022 Admission Arrangements adopted

2022-2023 Admission Arrangements adopted