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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.

Applying for a place in Year R - September 2022

We hope to be able to offer a place for your child in the Autumn term after their fourth birthday, depending on numbers and we are happy to consider applications from out of our catchment area.


Applications for main round Year R for September 2022 needed to have been made online via Hampshire County Council's website from Friday 1st November 2021. The closing date for Year R applications for September 2022 was midnight on 15th January 2022.  Notifications offering places were sent by Hampshire County Council on 19th April 2022


Late applications for places that are available in Year R in September 2022

Further to offers of places on 19th April 2022, we currently have a number of spaces available in Year R in September 2022 and any late applications can now be made via the link below. All late applications will be considered and responded to from 28th April 2022. 


Late application for Year R in Sep 2022

Information / Induction Timetable for Year R children starting school in September 2022

Information will be sent out to all parents of children starting school in Year R in September 2022 after 6th May. In the meantime, the Induction Programme below contains key Induction dates. 

A virtual tour of Year R

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Applying for a place now for Year R to 6

We do have spaces available currently. If you would like your child to attend our school, please contact our school office team for further information - Email: or telephone 01590 682431. Alternatively, you are welcome to make an application online below. Please also find below links to our school prospectus, Hampshire County Council's Admission pages and our Admission Policy. 


Our school governors have a strategic plan to grow our Junior classes and so we have two additional places to offer pupils who will be moving to Year 3 each September.  If you are interested in applying for a school place for Year 3 in September 2022, please do apply via the Hampshire website:  (Please note that this is not a 'main round' application, as the school does not take part in the Infant to Junior transfer.  Please use the 'in-year application' tile and choose an August start date as the system closes on 31 August each year.  We can only look at your application six weeks before the end of term (after you have been allocated your main round school place).)

Family Tours

We are able to provide individual family tours for prospective parents of children wishing to join the school. Our Headteacher, Mrs Goplen will be present and available to answer any questions that you may have. If you would like to come and meet us, please contact the school office at to arrange a time to visit. We look forward to meeting you and having the opportunity to show you around our lovely school.  

Open Mornings for children due to start school in September 2023


We have Open Mornings taking place from 9.15 to 10.30am on Thursday 22nd September 2022, Wednesday 7th December 2022 and Wednesday 4th January 2023. Prospective parents of children due to start school in September 2023 are warmly invited to attend. Older children look forward to showing you around and Mrs Goplen, our Headteacher will be present and available to answer any questions that you may have. Everyone is welcome. No appointment necessary. We look forward to meeting you.

St. Luke's CE Primary School Prospectus

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

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