Admissions Information Update – Covid-19

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION UPDATE

We realise that the extraordinary circumstances in which we now find ourselves will cause anxiety and uncertainty.  Please rest assured we will do our very best to keep you informed, and would advise you to regularly check our admission pages which we will update once we have further information. We would respectfully request that you do not call the school, as we have a skeleton staff in operation until further notice.

Please see below current information for admissions, in response to the latest government announcement of school closures due to Covid 19.

Updated Tuesday 5th May 2020

 

ENTRANCE EXAM

All information with regard to admission to year 7 for September 2021 is now available.  You will be able to apply online from 12 noon on Monday 18th May from this time for your child to sit the entrance test.  Please go to the ‘Admission Guidelines for entry September 2021’

At this stage the entrance examination will proceed as expected, and therefore we would encourage both parents and children to continue as best they can with their preparations.

Please view all the familiarisation booklets now available under the heading ‘Admission of children to year 7 for September 2021’ to assist with your preparations.

We realise that the extraordinary circumstances in which we now find ourselves will cause anxiety and uncertainty.  Please rest assured we will do our very best to keep you informed and would advise you to regularly check our admission pages which we will update once we have the information.  Please do not contact us with specific queries as we are unable to respond.

 

NEW INTAKE SEPT 2020  (Students allocated a place for September 2020)

Please be reassured we will do our very best to keep you informed of any changes to our induction processes.

 

Waiting List

If any places become available following the 1st allocation, candidates on the waiting list will be considered and ranked according to our oversubscription criteria for the available place.

 

Parents will be notified by email if their child has been allocated a place.

We would respectfully request for your patience at this time.

 

APPEALS

If it is still your intention to pursue a statutory appeal please can you forward your appeal form along with the submitted evidence by either email or post no later than Thursday 7th May.  I will acknowledge receipt of the appeal information once I receive it.

We understand how extremely stressful this is for all parents going through the appeal process and we endeavour to make a decision on how is the best way to be fair and transparent on how we conduct the appeal hearings based on statutory guidance from the DfE.

We will keep you updated and communicate with you throughout the process. 

 

In-Year Assessments

If you have provided your details for an In-Year assessment please wait for us to contact you to confirm when this will take place.

If you are enquiring about an In-Year assessment please read all the information provided under the heading ‘In-Year admissions to Year 7 – 11’

We would respectfully request for your patience at this time.

 

Please note – there are currently no places available.

 

May we take this opportunity to wish you all good health and to stay safe.

Best wishes

The Admissions team

 

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