New information event for parents about new Wootton Park School in Northampton...but still no word on where it will be

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An extra information event abut the new school in the NN4 area of Northampton is to be held on Saturday, October 10.

The new school, which will teach pupils aged from four to 19 years old, plans to open in September 2016 with an initial intake of 60 reception pupils and 120 Year 7 pupils.

The school does not yet have a definite location but one option could be the Wotton Hall Police headquarters if the force moves out of the site.

The opening of the new free school is supported by Northamptonshire County Council as it will help towards meeting the need for additional school places in the town.

The additional Information Event will take place will take place on Saturday 10th October, from 3.30pm to 4.45pm at Wootton Community Sports Centre, Curtlee Hill, NN4 6ED.

Dan Rosser, the principal of the school, will give a presentation at 3.45pm. Space is limited and parents can book a place online at www.schoolinterviews.co.uk by entering code J344Q. Further opportunities to find out more about the school can be found on the school’s website www.woottonparkschool.org.uk/events.

Wootton Park School is effectively a ‘bonus choice’ for parents and carers for entry in to Reception and Year 7 in 2016.

Applications can be made directly to the school via its website in addition to other schools being applied for through the Local Authority process. This means that applicants may be offered two places, one from Wootton Park School and one through the Local Authority. Parents can then make their final choice once offers are made next spring.

To apply for a Reception or Year 7 place at Wootton Park School for 2016 complete the online form at www.woottonparkschool.org.uk/apply.