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'Let your Light Shine' Matthew 5:16

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Please contact the school office on 01235 79867 or email if you would like to book a place on one of our Open Day tours.


We are happy to hear that you are interesting in applying to our happy and successful school. We welcome applications from all members of the community without reference to ability or aptitude, and irrespective of whether they are of the Christian faith, another faith or no faith.


Grove CE Primary School has a distinct Christian ethos. Our vision ‘Let your Light Shine’ (Matthew 5-16) is at the heart of our school. We provide an inclusive, caring and stimulating environment, rooted in the Christian values of Love, Respect and Resilience in which children can learn and flourish.  We ask all parents applying for a place at our school to respect this ethos and its importance to the whole school community.


The governors have made every effort to ensure that these arrangements comply with the School Admissions Code 2021 and all relevant legislation, including that on infant class sizes (where relevant) and equal opportunities.

There are 30 places (the published admission number or PAN) available.


Oxfordshire County Council are responsible for the admission arrangements at Grove CE Primary School.


In the case of an appeal, please contact the school office on 01235 79867 for advice regarding the procedure.


Contact details for Oxfordshire Admissions -


Tel: 0345 241 2487

School Admissions Team
County Hall
New Road


If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below.