Abbey Road, Barnstaple, Devon EX31 1JU

01271 342579

Pilton Infants' School

Learning For Life


Come and visit us

If you are interested in your child joining our school, please contact us to discuss what we have to offer and arrange a visit if you can.

You can contact the school office on 01271342579 or email -

Once you decide you would like a place you must make a formal application.


How to apply

Most children join our school from the start of September in Reception. As a parent you apply to the Local Authority for a place.

There are different options for parents of children starting school in Reception. This includes part-time education and deferring or delaying admission until later in the Reception year or, for children with birthdays in the summer term, to the following September. Come and talk to us if you are considering this.


Applications for residents of Devon are made between 15th November and 15th January for primary schools at


If your child lives in another LA, including Cornwall, Dorset, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay you should apply through that council. The closing dates are the same nationally.

For questions about your child joining the school or just about the admissions process in general, please don't hesitate to contact the school direct or contact Devon School Admissions Service on 0345 155 1019 or by email to Devon publishes guides to the admissions process: the Step by Step Guide and the In-Year Guide at