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The Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School

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We are delighted that you are considering The Good Shepherd 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.

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.

Information on school admissions can be found on the Northamptonshire County Council website, by telephoning 0300 126 1000 or email

For more information on the School’s admission arrangements please refer to the appropriate policy below.

Please note: All applications must include a Supplementary Information Form, and if you are Catholic or Christian please also complete a Parish Priest or Pastor's Reference Form. These forms can be downloaded below.


We have 60 places in our Reception Year, if we are oversubscribed, places will be allocated in accordance with our Admissions Policy which also includes information about appeals arrangements, this policy can be found on this website and also includes our appeals arrangements.

In Year Applications

If you are moving into the area or would like to move your child to our school, please contact Admissions Dept at the LEA on 0300 126 1000 or follow the link here.

Reception 2021

Does your child turn 4 on or before 31st August 2021?

If so, it's time to start thinking about applying for their reception school place!

Please find below important information from Northamptonshire County Council. You can also find information HERE.

To register your interest in attending one of our Open Events, please complete the form here -

We will be in touch in due course.


December 2020: We are consulting on our admission arrangements for 2022. Please see the consultation document below.

Please forward any comments to Thank you.


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

Telephone: 01604 714399Fax: 01604 714672

Our Lady Immaculate Catholic Academies Trust, C/o St Thomas More Secondary School, Tyne Crescent, Bedford, Mk41 7UL