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Market Drayton Junior School

Market Drayton Junior School

Passion for Learning, Skills for Life

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Admissions Information

Admission arrangements 


The admission arrangements for our school can be found on the Shropshire Council website under School Admissions – please click here to access the page.


Our Published Admission Number is 90. If there are more applications for places than are available within the admission limit, then priority is given based on our Admissions Criteria. To access this information please click here to access our Admissions Policy or click on the documents below.




The admission arrangements 2023/24 for community and voluntary controlled schools in the Shropshire local authority area were determined by Shropshire Council Cabinet on 16 February 2022. 


A copy of the arrangements have been published on their website at:


Following determination of arrangements, if it is believed that the admission arrangements are unlawful or do not comply with the mandatory requirements of the School Admissions Code, objections can be made to the Schools Adjudicator.  Any such objections should be submitted in writing by 15 May 2022 to: The Secretary, Office of the Schools Adjudicator, Mowden Hall, Staindrop Road, Darlington, DL3 9BG or by email to


Parent Notice Letter - Consultation on Admission Arrangements 2023-24

We recommend that parents read the School Admissions page and refer to the Parents Guide to Education in Shropshire document.


Please click on the image to download a copy of the booklet.


Parents Guide to Education


Printed copies of this booklet are available on request from the Admissions Team, Learning & Skills, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND.


Any specific requests for information on admissions should be directed to the Admissions Team: e-mail: 0345 678 9008.

Mid-Term Applications


Please click here or on the document below to open the Mid-Term (in year) transfer application form. Mid-term applications run this year from: September 2021 until August 2022. Please click here for further guidance on how to complete the form.


For further information click here.

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