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If you have moved to the local area and you would like your child to attend Downs Barn School (or you have decided to move your child to Downs Barn School from another school locally), please telephone the school to make an appointment to have a school tour and discussion.

To apply for a place at the school, you will need to complete the transfer form on the Milton Keynes Council website ( and search for School Admissions.

If you have not been allocated a school place at Downs Barn School and you wish to appeal, you will need to contact Milton Keynes Council to appeal. 

If you wish to read about the process, please visit the website School admission appeals | Milton Keynes City Council (

The timetable for organising and hearing admissions appeals can also be found through this link.

Nursery Admissions - If you are interested in your child joining our nursery, please contact the school directly (either pop in or by calling 01908 604430).  We would be happy to show you around our facilities.  Our admissions policy for the nursery can be found below.