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Admissions Policy: The Wren School, Reading, Berkshire

School Information

Catchment Area

Please click here to view a map of the catchment area.

Admissions Policy

Click here to read our 2018 admissions policy.

Click here to read our 2019 admissions policy.

The Reading Borough Council admissions process can be viewed here.


Under consultation – Sixth Form Admission Policy 2020

The Wren School is consulting on its Sixth Form Admissions Policy for 2020. The consultation period runs from 3rd December 2018 to 25th January 2019.
Please provide any comments to Katrina Malcolm at [email protected] by 17:00 on 25th  January 2019.

Click here to read our Sixth Form Admission policy.  

All responses will be considered once the consultation has closed.


2018/2019 Admission Appeal

The appeals process for the Normal Admissions Round has now closed.

The results of these hearings can be found here. ​

Applicants, who have had their application to The Wren School refused, have the right to submit an appeal to The Wren School Academy Trust and/or request to be placed on a waiting list.

​For in-year admissions, applications to appeal must be received within 20 school days from the date of the refusal letter.

​All appellants are required to state the grounds of their appeal​, and the trust will only accept fully-completed applications found here as the appeal.  Appeals lodged in any other format, or to any other authority, such as Reading Borough Council, are NOT VALID and will not be accepted.​

​Appeals should be sent to [email protected]. For  any queries, please contact Mrs Lynn Smith on 0118 959 1868.


Hearings for Appeals lodged outside of the Normal Admissions Round will be heard within ​40 school days of the appeal being lodged.

Appellants will receive 10 school days’ notice of their individual hearing. Results of all appeals will be confirmed to appellants no more than two weeks after the hearing date.


Term Dates

Term 1 Part 1
Thu 6 September 2018 – Thu 4 October 2018
Inset days – Fri 5 October
Term 1 Part 2
Mon 8 Oct – Fri 19 Oct 2018
Autumn break Mon 22 Oct – Fri 25 Oct 2018
Term 2
Mon 29 Oct – Fri 21 Dec 2018
Christmas/New Year holidays Mon 24 Dec – Fri 4 Jan 2019