Orchard Park Community Primary School

A place where children are empowered to reach their full potential, with the highest possible aspirations and passion for learning. With values and respect, our children are confident to move from our nurturing environment to explore and succeed in the wider world.


Orchard Park Community Primary School serves the new and developing Orchard Park development.  If you would like to check your catchment school please consult the link below:

Catchment School Check 


Admissions to Orchard Park Community Primary School are managed entirely by the Local Education Authority, Cambridge County Council (with the exception of Nursery places - please see below).  To request a place at our school, please contact the Admissions Team at Cambridgeshire County Council on 03450 451 370 or visit the Local Authority website below: 

Admissions Cambridgeshire 


If you would like to visit the school before making your application you are very welcome to do so.  Please contact the School Office to arrange a visit on 01223 438200.  However, please note that the school cannot advise you on the availability of places or the likelihood of an application being successful.

If you wish to join the school at any time other than at the start of the school year, known as an In Year School Application, please consult the following section of the Local Authority website:

In Year School Application 


The Orchard Park Nursery is offered to children aged 3 (starting the term after their third birthday).  If you would like to apply for a place in our Nursery please contact the school directly.  Alternatively, please complete the Expressions of Interest for Nursery form:

Copies of Cambridgeshire County Council's documents which set out the shared visions for Cambridgeshire schools - a great place to learn, teach, work and volunteer can be found below.

CCC Strategy for School Improvement

CCC Accelerating Achievement


Applications for Primary and Secondary School 2023

Primary School applications - closing date 15th January 2024


Secondary School applications - closing date 31st October 2024



Key Documents

 Accelerating Achievement annual report June 2015.pdfDownload
 Admission form & home school agreement April 23.pdfDownload
 CCC School Improvement Strategy 2016-18.pdfDownload
 Expression of Interest for Nursery.pdfDownload
 Reception September 2024.pdfDownload
 Secondary School September 2024.pdfDownload
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