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St. Luke's Church of England Primary School is a Church of England Controlled school catering for girls and boys from four to eleven years old and is maintained by Hampshire County Council.  St. Luke's Primary is a thriving village school and there is a strong sense of community.  The staff make every effort to ensure that new children settle into the school quickly and happily.


The teachers strive to make the children's school experiences fulfilling and worthwhile, at the same time helping them to become responsible, helpful, self-reliant and caring young members of the school and our village community.

Places available in Year R in September 2018

If you are interested in a place for your child in Year R at St Luke's School, due to an unusually low birth rate in the village, we do have places available in September 2018. Please contact the school office for further information and to arrange a tour and / or make a late YR paper application by filling in the form below and returning it to St Luke’s School, Westbeams Road, Sway, Hampshire. SO41 6AE or to The County Admissions Team, Children’s Services Department, Elizabeth II Court North, Winchester, SO23 8UG.


Applications received on or after 16th April 2018 will be considered from 1st May 2018. The County Admissions Team will send you a decision letter.

Applying for a place from Year 1 to 6

Whilst we are full in other year groups, we currently have space in Year 3. If you would like your child to attend our school, please contact our school office for information on 01590 682431 or make an application online below. Please also find below links to our school prospectus, Hampshire County Council's Admission pages and our Admission Policy.  

St. Luke's CE Primary School Prospectus

Year R children starting in September 2018 - Induction Programme

We look forward to welcoming your child to year R in September. Please find below our Induction Programme outlining opportunities for visits from St Luke's staff to local preschools and opportunities for you and your child to come into school before they start in September.


   Our Information Evening for parents of Year R children

      starting in September 2018 is on Wednesday 6th June from 7.30pm 


'Children make an excellent start to their education in Reception' - OFSTED

Applying for a place in Year R - September 2019

We hope to be able to offer a place for your child in the Autumn term after their fourth birthday, depending on numbers. We are happy to consider applications from out of our catchment area, but in the event of over subscription our admission policy will come into operation.


Applications for main round Year R for September 2019 should be made online via Hampshire County Council's website from Wednesday 1st November 2018.  The closing date for Year R applications for September 2019 is midnight on Tuesday 15th January 2019.  Notifications offering places will be sent by Hampshire County Council on Tuesday 16th April 2019.  

Pre-Schools in Sway

If you have moved in to the village, we are fortunate to have two preschools available to children. Telephone or visit their website(s) for further details.


Robin Nursery School, Sway Youth Centre, Station Road, Sway, Hampshire
Tel: 01590 683440


Little Flyers Pre-School, Middle Road, Sway, Hampshire (Village Hall)

Tel: 01590 718061 or 07789121675