Thank you for your interest in joining our schools. We are a family of Catholic Primary and Secondary schools within the Diocese of Northampton. 

Please find below the information for admissions at each school for new school starters into Reception, Year 7 and Year 12 in September 2021 across Bedford, Corby, Kettering and Northampton. 

If you need any support or further information, please contact the school office and they will be more than happy to help. We look forward to welcoming you to the OLICAT Schools. 

*Please note that there will be restrictions on visiting schools during this period of lockdown. Please call the schools directly for further information. 

OUR SECONDARY SCHOOLS

Thomas Becket Secondary & 6th Form, Northampton

At Thomas Becket Catholic School we are delighted to welcome students from across Northampton and the surrounding areas. 

At our school every child is a unique, important member of our family. Our focus is to help foster a lifelong happiness for our students throughout their lives and we believe that this cannot be achieved without the foundations of being a well-rounded person of good character and we believe happiness is enhanced by the options academic success can provide. (Mr Mark McLaughlin, Headteacher)

We would love for you to come along and see the school for yourself - please do contact us for a school tour on 01604 493211. 

All admissions information and the school prospectus can be found here

Thomas Becket Catholic School
Becket Way
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN3 6HT

Telephone: 01604 493211

www.thomasbecket.org.uk

Email: office@thomasbecket.org.uk

Twitter: @becketcs

Facebook: @ThomasBecketCatholicSchool

Instagram: @thomasbecketcatholicschool

St Thomas More Secondary & 6th Form, Bedford

St Thomas More School is a Secondary and 6th Form based in Bedford. A vibrant and caring community, we value and celebrate the achievements of all. 

Our school is a vibrant, well ordered and friendly environment.  Our students are happy and confident; our staff are experts in their field.  Together we work hard to make St Thomas More a truly excellent school. (Mr Bonner, Headteacher)

Please visit our Virtual Open Evening area of the website to find out more about our school. School tours can be booked by calling the school on 01234 400222 or please contact us by email transition@stm.beds.sch.uk

 

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St Thomas More Secondary & 6th Form
Tyne Crescent
Bedford
MK41 7UL

Telephone: 01234 400222

www.st-thomasmore.org.uk

Email: transition@stm.beds.sch.uk

Twitter: @STMBedford

Facebook: @STMBedford

OUR PRIMARY SCHOOLS

The Good Shepherd Primary, Northampton

Does your child turn 4 on or before 31st August 2021? If so, we would like to invite you in for a 1:1 tour around our wonderful school.

Due to current government guidance, we can invite 1 adult and 1 child into school for a visit, which will be led by a member of our school leadership team and will last approximately 30 minutes.

Tours will take place each Tuesday/Wednesday/ Thursday (during term time) at either 3.30 pm or 4.00 pm. Booking will be first come first served. Visit here to BOOK YOUR TOUR and for further admissions information

 

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For our Year 6 leavers, looking to apply for a Secondary place, our local Catholic Secondary school within the OLICAT Schools trust is Thomas Becket Secondary in Northampton (please see further information about Thomas Becket School at the top of this page). 

The Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School
Kingsland Gardens
Northampton
NN2 7BH

Tel: 01604 714399

www.thegoodshepherdcatholicprimaryschool.org.uk

Email: admin@thegoodshepherd.northants.sch.uk

Twitter: @TGSNorthampton

Facebook: @TheGoodShepherdNorthampton

St Gregory's Primary, Northampton

Welcome and thank you for your interest in our joining us at St Gregory's Catholic Primary School. We invite you to call the school on 01604 403511 to arrange a school tour. 

“Walking Together in the Light of the Lord”

We strive for excellence in teaching and an enjoyment of learning; in a setting underpinned by Gospel values and practices.  Our highly skilled staff set consistently high expectations in all that they do and ensure St Gregory’s is a place where we help to make long-lasting memories. (Mrs Yuen, Headteacher)

For our Year 6 leavers, looking to apply for a Secondary place, our local Catholic Secondary school within the OLICAT Schools trust is Thomas Becket Secondary in Northampton (please see further information about Thomas Becket School at the top of this page). 

St Gregory’s Catholic Primary School
Grange Road
Northampton
NN3 2AX

Tel.: 01604 403511 / 409582 

Email: office@sgcps.org
Website: www.stgregoryscatholicprimaryschool.org.uk
Twitter: @stgregoryscps

St Mary's Primary, Northampton

We are delighted that you are considering St Mary's for the next step in your child's education.

This is the school where futures are made, where we set out to excite, enthuse and inspire our children to achieve great things in life (Mrs Yuen, Headteacher)

If you would like to book a tour of our school please contact the school office on 01604 581011, where we will be happy to arrange an appointment for you.

For our Year 6 leavers, looking to apply for a Secondary place, our local Catholic Secondary school within the OLICAT Schools trust is Thomas Becket Secondary in Northampton (please see further information about Thomas Becket School at the top of this page). 

St Mary's Catholic Primary School
Woodside Way
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN5 7HX

Telephone: 01604 581011

For further information, please visit our website

Email: admin@stmaryscatholicprimary.northants.sch.uk

Twitter: @StMarys_CPS

Contact for Enquiries: Mrs Kelly Burdett

St John Rigby Primary, Bedford

We would like to invite you to find out all about our school - please visit the website for further information www.stjohnrigby.org

We are a family-orientated thriving community with extremely talented and dedicated members of staff, supportive parents and carers, and inspirational children who strive to live out our Gospel Values of Faith, Love, Hope, Trust and Forgiveness in every aspect of their school life.

For our Year 6 leavers, looking to apply for a Secondary place, our local Catholic Secondary school within the OLICAT Schools trust is St Thomas More Secondary in Bedford (please see further information about St Thomas More Secondary at the top of this page). 

St John Rigby Catholic Primary School

Polhill Avenue
Bedford
MK41 9DQ

Headteacher: Mrs McGettigan

Tel: 01234 401900
Email: admin@stjohnrigby.org

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St Joseph's & St Gregory's Primary, Bedford

We successfully combine a well-resourced, nurturing environment with the challenge of high aspiration - all that is the hallmark of excellent Catholic education. (Miss Sumpter, Headteacher)

Please visit our school website to find out more about applying to St Joseph's & St Gregory's Primary in 2021, as well as transfer information for our Year 6 students heading up to year 7.

If you require any help, please contact the school office on 01234 352062.

Our local Catholic Secondary school within our trust is St Thomas More Secondary in Bedford - you can find further information about St Thomas More Secondary at the top of this page.  

St Brendan's Primary, Corby

Welcome to St Brendan's Primary in Corby. 

Our school has a caring and friendly environment where every child is provided with opportunities to develop their skills, knowledge and confidence, enabling them to make a positive contribution towards society, now and in the future. (Mrs Leanne Brydon, Headteacher)

We invite you to visit our website to find out more about our school or please give us a call on 01536 202491

Please also find our Admissions Policy

St. Brendan’s Catholic Primary School, Beanfield Avenue, Corby, Northants NN18 OAZ

For our Year 6 leavers, looking to apply for a Secondary place, our Catholic Secondary school within the Northampton region of the OLICAT Schools trust is Thomas Becket Secondary (please see further information about Thomas Becket School at the top of this page). 

Our Lady of Walsingham Primary, Corby

Our Lady of Walsingham Catholic Primary School is amongst the top 3% of schools in the country. We are part of a wonderful community that includes our local Parish Church with whom we share our school site. We welcome children and families from all faiths and backgrounds.

Please visit our website to find out more and we invite you to book a tour of the school by calling us on 01536 203805

We believe firmly, that our academic excellence is built upon our core belief that our children’s well being comes first!  We work hard to ensure that we have positive relationships with all of our families (Maire Hayes, Headteacher)

For our Year 6 leavers, looking to apply for a Secondary place, our Catholic Secondary school within the Northampton region of the OLICAT Schools trust is Thomas Becket Secondary (please see further information about Thomas Becket School at the top of this page). 

Our Lady of Walsingham Primary

Occupation Road
Corby
Northants
NN17 1EE

School Office: 01536 203805

Email: olpoffice@st-luke-at.co.uk

Twitter: @OLWSchool

Facebook: Our Lady's

St Edward's Primary, Kettering

If your child is starting school in September 2021, we would like to invite you to come along and visit our school.

We will be open for tours in the evenings and at weekends and for a full list of times and dates available, please see the Open Days page on our school website and call us on 01536 203805 to book your place. 

We strive to give all children the best possible education within an environment where everyone is valued and respected as part of God’s family. (Mrs P Cuddihy, Headteacher)

For our Year 6 leavers, looking to apply for a Secondary place, our Catholic Secondary school within the Northampton region of the OLICAT Schools trust is Thomas Becket Secondary (please see further information about Thomas Becket School at the top of this page). 

St Edward’s Catholic Primary School
Eastleigh Road
Kettering
Northamptonshire
NN15 6PT

School Office: 01536 481430

Email: sepoffice@st-luke-at.co.uk

Facebook: @StEdwardsKettering

St Thomas More Primary, Kettering

Our school Mission Statement is at the heart of all we do. Children, teachers, parents and all involved, “Try to be like Jesus in all that we think, do and say.” This is why our school is a happy and safe place to be. We pride ourselves on our warm, welcoming Catholic ethos and are proud of the special relationships the school holds with the Parish, community and parents. (Fraser Donald, Headteacher)

If your child is looking to start school in September 2021, please visit our Admissions page on our website.

We would love for you to see our wonderful school, we have a range of times/ days available, please find out more here and to book a slot please contact our office on 01536 512112

For our Year 6 leavers, looking to apply for a Secondary place, our Catholic Secondary school within the Northampton region of the OLICAT Schools trust is Thomas Becket Secondary (please see further information about Thomas Becket School at the top of this page). 

St. Thomas More Catholic Primary School,
Northampton Road,
Kettering,
Northamptonshire,
NN15 7JZ.

School Office: 01536 512112

Email:  STMOffice@st-luke-at.co.uk

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