Throughout the year, we may have vacancies in some year groups.
We aim to deal with your admissions enquiry within two working days.

Admissions Enquiries

Phase transfers (from Year 6 Primary to Year 7 Secondary) are handled by Brighter Futures for Children at Reading Borough Council.

In-year transfers should be made direct to us.

For students who have an Education and Health Care Plan, or wish to join our resource unit for students with Moderate Learning Difficulties, admissions will take place through the Annual Review Process held in conjunction with Brighter Futures for Children SEN Departments.

Primary to Secondary School Admissions

FAQs

How can I apply for a place for my child?

If your child is in Year 5 or 6, and due to transfer to Secondary school in the next two years, the process is handled by Brighter Futures for Children on behalf of Reading Borough Council.

Our annual Open Day is every October, and we additionally run Open Mornings every Tuesday and Friday in September, October, May and June at 9am, although are happy to arrange visits to the school at any other time.

If your child is already at secondary school and you wish to transfer to Prospect School, admissions should be made to us directly.

How quickly can my child join Prospect?

Please see below for the timeline for phase (primary to secondary transfers)

For in-year transfers, we aim to process your application within two days, and your child will usually be able to start the following week, subject to the availability of places.

We are unable to hold places open for more than four weeks in advance.

What will my child need to start at Prospect?

Uniform can be purchased from our nominated supplier, Stevensons, either on line or from their shop in Market Place, Reading. All non-branded items can be purchased from any school uniform supplier.

Your child should provide their own pens, pencils and mathematical equipment – a scientific calculator is recommended.

We provide all stationery and textbooks for students in Years 7-11

My child has an EHCP - how do I apply for a place?

Prospect School hosts the local authority resource base provision for students with moderate learning difficulties (formerly known as The Bridge).

If your child has an EHCP, admissions (either to the resource base or the mainstream school) shouls be made via the Annual Review process held in conjunction with Brighter Futures for Children SEN Department and your child’s current school.

If you are considering sending your child to Prospect with an EHCP, please contact our SENCo Mr J Birk mailto:jbirk@prospect.reading.sch.uk for more details of what support we can provide.

How can I join the Sixth Form?

Please see our pages on Pros6 for details on joining our Sixth Form.

http://www.prospect.reading.sch.uk/sixth-form

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