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Padnell Junior School can admit up to 360 children with 90 children per year group.  The school primarily serves families who live nearby but we also admit a number of children from out of catchment.


Please click on the link below to use the 'School Catchment Finder in Hampshire' tool.



PLEASE NOTE:  Year 2 tours will be held on 2nd November 2022 at 2pm and the 21st November 2022 at 3.30pm.  Please contact the School Office on 023 9225 2752 to book a place.  For a 'virtual' tour of the school, please see the Video Resource Centre under the Children section of the website.


Applying for a School Place

September 2023

Applications for a Year 3 place in September 2023 will open on Tuesday 1st November 2022.  Please visit to apply for a place online.  The closing date for applications is Sunday 15th January 2023.  The national notification date is Monday 17th April 2023.  If you are unable to apply online, please contact the School Office for an application form.


If you have any questions regarding the school or the provision we offer please contact Mrs Luker directly with our dedicated admissions email address:


In Year Admissions

Please contact to apply for an in year place or contact the school office at for an application form and to arrange a visit to the school.


Please see our Admissions Policy within our Policies section