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Admission Arrangements

 

We know that choosing a school is a big decision for any parent and that the process of school admissions can be confusing.

We hope that the information provided below, outlines some of the basic details and helps to make the process of transition as smooth and seamless as possible for you. We are here to help you as much as we can. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us and ask to speak to our Admissions Officer, Mrs Edwards.

 

Our arrangements for school admissions are determined by The Good Shepherd Trust. Further information on this process can be found here.

 

Please contact the school on 01252 541879 and make an appointment to meet the Headteacher and receive a tour of the school. If you can't visit us in person, you can view our virtual tour here.

Dates of upcoming open days can be found in our events calendar.

 

Applying for a place

 

September Admissions

You should receive information leaflets from your child's nursery or pre-school in the autumn term prior to your child’s admission to YR. If you do not receive one, you can contact Hampshire County Council or by phone: 0300 555 1377.

More information about applying for a YR place can be found here.

 

If your child was born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 you will need to apply for a school place for September 2021. You can apply between 04 November 2020 and 15 January 2021.

 

Click here to make your application directly to Hampshire County Council.

 

In-Year Applications

If you wish for your child to join our school  outside of the normal admissions round, you should apply to Hampshire County Council directly here. Guidance on the in-year application process can be found here.

 

Admission to Nursery

 

Please contact the school on 01252 541879 and make an appointment to meet the Headteacher and to have a tour of the nursery.

Admission Appeals

 

Information on your right and how to appeal a declined admissions application, can be found here. This link includes the appeal timetable.

 

Appeals resulting from in year admission applications will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

Appellants will be given at least 10 clear school days’ notice of the appeal hearing date.

Appellants will be sent a copy of the Trust's case 7 clear working days in advance of the hearing.

If an appellant wishes to submit further evidence which was not included with their initial appeal, it must be received no later than 5pm on the day preceding 3 clear working days before the appeal hearing date.

The Appeal Panel must decide whether any additional evidence or information received after this date may be considered, taking into account its significance and the effect of a possible need to adjourn the hearing.

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