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 across Bedford, Corby, Kettering, Wellingborough 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 may be restrictions with regard to school visits at this time.  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. 

School in Action Sessions FOR YEAR 7 ADMISSIONS

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Find out more here: thomasbecket.org.uk

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. 

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. 

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. 

YEAR 7 OPEN EVENING

 

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: office@stm.beds.olicatschools.org

Twitter: @STMBedford

Facebook: @STMBedford

OUR PRIMARY SCHOOLS

The Good Shepherd Primary, Northampton

Does your child turn 4 on or before 31st August 2023? 

We are delighted that you are considering The Good Shepherd for the next step in your child's education.

If you would like to book a tour of our school please contact the school office on 01604 714399, where we will be happy to arrange an appointment for you.

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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

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

We are happy to offer school tours for prospective families throughout the academic year, they take place during the school day and they're a great opportunity to see our staff and pupils in action.  Please book online or contact our school office to make an appointment, tel. 01604 403511 option 6.

“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.

At St Mary’s we encourage our pupils “to reach for the STARS”. This is an acronym for our five core values; Spirituality, Trust, Aspiration, Respect and Support. We share a common purpose – the best spiritual, physical and academic development of our pupils. We are called to accomplish this in a positive and collaborative manner. The joys and rewards of learning and doing one’s best are celebrated by all members of St. Mary’s Catholic community. (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 warmly invite families to come along to see what our school has to offer you and your child for starting Reception in September 2023. 

We understand that parents have a lot to juggle with work, home and school life, and we have therefore offered a variety of open day sessions. If you are unable to attend these dates, please contact the school office. 

Please contact us on 01234 401900 to book your place on one of our Open Days: 

School in Action:

Come along during the school day and experience the buzz of learning at St John Rigby

  • Tuesday 01st November 9.30am – 10.30am
  • Thursday 10th November 9.30am – 10.30am

After Work and Weekend Tours:

For an opportunity to fully explore the facilities and classrooms please book an out of hours tour

  • Tuesday 01st November 6.00pm – 7.00pm
  • Saturday 05th November 10.00am – 11.00am
  • Thursday 10th November 6.00pm – 7.00pm
  • Saturday 12th November 10.00am – 11.00am

We look forward to welcoming you to St John Rigby Primary Catholic Primary School. 

If you would like any further information or you would like to come along and visit our school at any other time throughout the academic year,  please get in touch

St John Rigby Primary is part of Our Lady Immaculate Catholic Academies Trust - please visit their website here for further information. 

Find us on Facebook 'St John Rigby Catholic Primary School'

Follow us on Twitter @StJohnRig

 

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

Facebook: St John Rigby Catholic Primary School

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, 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 to arrange a visit. 

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 2023, we would like to invite you to come along and visit our school.

We will be open for tours from 7.11.22 - 18.11.22 9am-11am or 2pm-3pm. 

Please contact 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: office@se.ket.olicatschools.org

Facebook: @StEdwardsKettering

Our Lady's Catholic Primary, Wellingborough

Welcome to Our Lady's Catholic Primary School.

Our friendly community of dedicated and talented staff support your child to achieve their very best. We see each child as a whole person and nurture their academic, spiritual, social and physical wellbeing. We aim to be a positive, safe and happy learning community in which children see the importance and point of their learning.

Our Mission Statement is at the centre of all we do; Jesus said, “Love one another as I have loved you.” 

If you are looking to start school in September 2023, please call us on 01933 224900, if you would like to find out more or book a visit, and we would be delighted to arrange this for you.

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’s Catholic Primary School,
Henshaw Road,
Wellingborough,
Northants NN8 2BE.

Tel : 01933 224900

www.ourladyscatholic.northants.sch.uk

We look forward to welcoming you to our school. 

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 2023, you are warmly invited to come and have a look around our school. 

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

Facebook: St Thomas More Kettering