Magdalen College School: admissions information

​Magdalen College School, Waynflete Avenue, Brackley, Northants NN13 6FB

Oversubscription criteria

Places will be allocated to pupils who have a statement of special educational needs that names the school as appropriate provision. When there are more applications for places than there are places available, priority will be given in the following order:

  1. Children in public care (looked after children) or previously in public care.
  2. Pupils who live in the linked area associated with the school: Astwell, Aynho, Brackley, Charlton, Croughton, Crowfield. Evenley, Falcutt, Halse, Helmdon, Hinton-in-the-Hedges, Newbottle, Radstone, Silverstone, Steane, Syresham, Whitfield. 
  3. Pupils who will have an older brother or sister continuing at Magdalen College School at the time of admission of the younger child.
  4. Pupils attending the designated contributory Primary Schools: Bracken Leas, Brackley Junior, Croughton All Saints, Helmdon, Newbottle and Charlton, Southfield Primary, Silverstone, Syresham and continuing in attendance until the final offer of places is made.
  5. Other pupils

Distance tiebreaker

If the admissions number is exceeded within criterion (ii), priority will be given to those who live furthest from the nearest alternative school. If the admissions number is exceeded within any other criterion, priority will be given to those who live closest to the school, using NCC’s GIS.