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The Rackham C of E Primary School

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Prospective Parents

Due to the current Covid situation in Cambridgeshire, we are currently unable to invite parents in to our school for tours. 


However, if you are interested in your child attending Rackham from September 2022, we would like to welcome you to our

 ‘Virtual Open Evening’

on Tuesday 16th November at 7:30pm via Zoom.


Please email to request the zoom link for this event. 


Applications need to be completed online on the county Admissions website The 'window' of application is open and applications having to be submitted by mid-January 2021.


Find out more about joining our Reception class in September 2022


Welcome to The Rackham C of E Primary School. Starting school is a big milestone for your child and we want to provide you with the information you need to make the best informed choice about your child’s future education.


We are a medium - sized, friendly village school, with 280 pupils and a caring and dedicated staff. Mrs. Harrison has been headteacher here since September 2017 and she is incredibly proud to lead such a happy school where the children always come first.


At Rackham, we believe first impressions matter and that is why you will always be greeted with a smile. We want you to feel happy and relaxed that your child is not only receiving the best possible education but that their well-being and happiness matters to us!


When you choose our school, we start our transition programme as early as possible. We will make contact with you in May or June to sign up to our activities which begin soon after and include a Teddy Bear's Picnic, Story sessions, Stay and Play and much more.


Rackham is a school with a vision that seeks to develop each child's potential to the maximum. We value strong partnerships between children, parents, carers, staff, governors and the wider community including our local church and Diocese.


Children are at the heart of our school community and it is our aim to ensure they receive the very best education, academically, morally, socially and spiritually.


We strive to help all our pupils grow into independent and successful individuals, and although we are proud of the children’s academic achievements, we firmly believe in developing the whole child. Art, music, sport and personal and social education are creatively taught throughout the school, so that all our pupils get off to a flying start in their education.


As parents you have a vital role to play in your child’s education and we look forward to working with you.


Rackham CE Primary School

Please take a few minutes to enjoy this video. We hope it offers parents a virtual glimpse of what it is like at the heart of our lovely school.

How to Apply for a school place

Applications are now open and close on 15 January 2022. Your child will be 3 or have just turned 4 when you apply.


Apply online through our website


  1. List the schools of your choice in order of preference.
  2. If you have more than one child going through the process at the same time, you must make a separate application for each child. Please ensure that you make reference to each child on all application forms. We will try to ensure that these children are offered places together.
  3. You will receive an email confirmation that your application has been received.
  4. You can change the details on your application up until midnight on the closing date.
  5. The system has a series of security procedures which keeps the information provided safe.


Please ensure that you have read the Terms and Conditions before submitting your application.

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