Admissions into Nursery & Reception Class
Pupils will be admitted to the Nursery in the term following their third birthday (subject to availability). The admission limit for the each academic year is 30, with the Nursery accepting 26. Pupils will be admitted to the Reception in the September of the school year in which they are four. The statutory admission limit for Key Stage 1 is 30. Where applications for admission in Key Stage 2 exceed 30, the Governors will review each application using the following criteria. It will be applied in the order set out below to decide which children to admit.
- A medical reason why the school is most suitable e.g. meets the requirements of a disabled pupil. This should be supported by professional evidence.
- Whether an established family member already attends the school.
- Distance of applicant’s home from the school.
Reasons will be given if admission is refused, reminding parents of their right to appeal and details of the appeal process will be given. The Local Authority will also be informed of the refusal, they in turn will contact parents offering advice and support in finding a place for their child.
Please see below for the full Admissions Policy.