Admissions Information

Admissions Information 2023
For September 2023 admissions into Secondary School.

Cox Green School Governors and staff are delighted to welcome new families and to renew acquaintances with those who have older children in the school. We hope that this will be the start of a long and fruitful partnership, and that our new students will be successful and happy during their time with us.

We would like to extend a warm welcome to families who are applying for their children to join us in September 2023. We hope that you will find the following information and key dates useful:

9th September 2022

Opening date for secondary school applications. Applications must be made through your own Local Authority. 

15th September 2022   

Cox Green School Open Evening (5pm-8pm) 

29th September 2022    Open morning 9:00am
11th October 2022 Open morning 9:00am
17th October 2022 Open morning strictly by appointment

31st October 2022

Closing date for secondary school applications.

1st March 2023

National offer day.

15th March 2023 Deadline to respond to your Local Authority to confirm a school place offer.

15th March 2023

Deadline to submit late applications.

4th April 2023

Offers to late applicants and allocations from waiting list for all applications.


2023 GUIDE FOR NEW YEAR 7 PARENTS (002) Page 01

Click here for our 2023 Guide for new Year 7 Parents


Additional Information: 

Applications for In Year Transfers can be made directly with the school by completing the form here and returning it to Cox Green School, Highfield Lane, Maidenhead, SL6 3AX for the attention of the Headteacher.

  • Waiting list positions are subject to change. Parents should be aware that if an application is received for a child who has a higher priority under the school’s admissions criteria, it can affect your child’s position on the waiting list.
  • Please refer back to this page for additional information from March 2023 onwards.

If you have any queries please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Deadlines for appeals will be published online before 28th February 2023.

 In Year Transfers

You can apply for an in-year transfer if you would like your child to change schools or join a school outside the normal application round.  This normally applies if:

  • You have moved into the area and do not currently have a school place for your child;
  • You have moved within the area and want to transfer your child to a closer school;
  • You have recently moved to the UK from abroad;
  • You wish to transfer your child from their current school to another school for any other reason;

Applications must be made directly with the school - Click here to download the application form


(Information correct at time of publishing, 7 March 2023)


Admission Criterion                                    

   Number of places offered       


Children in Care



Social and Medical



Designated Area



Non-Designated Area & Sibling



Non Designated Area & Priority Linked School



Children of Staff



All others


No of places available


Total number of preferences received


Number of places offered


Vacancies at National Offer Day


Furthest distance admitted under lowest criterion            

   4.597 miles