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COME AND JOIN OUR WONDERFUL SCHOOL!

Virtual Tour for Propsective Parents

A virtual tour of our school, led by our Year 6 executive committee.

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

The Local Authority manages the admissions process for our school and can be contacted by ringing 01934 888888 and asking for admissions or by following the below link:

 

https://www.n-somerset.gov.uk/my-services/schools-learning/school-admissions/full-school-admissions-policies

 

This will take you to the Local Authority's main admissions page where you can find information regarding the following:

  • Admissions policies
  • Applying for a school place
  • How to appeal
  • Changing schools during the school year
  • Oversubscribed schools


STARTING SCHOOL
At present, the policy in North Somerset is that children have three years of Infant schooling, namely Reception, Year 1 and Year 2.


The number of children in each class will vary from year to year. The school follows the procedures agreed by the Local Authority and admits a certain number of children into a given year group. The Headteacher is required to discuss admissions with the Local Authority if the number of children in a year group is within 6 of the admission level. Once this admission level has been reached the Headteacher is legally obliged to refuse further admissions. Parents may appeal against this decision to the Local Authority who may agree to a place being offered. The Headteacher will explain the procedures if she has to refuse admission to your child.

 

APPLYING TO START SCHOOL FOR SEPTEMBER 2021

To make a new application for your child to start Reception 2021 (date of birth 01.09.16-31.08.17), please click on the link at the top of this page for further information and to complete your online application. 

Applications open 12th September 2020, closing date 15th January 2021 11.59pm

 

TRANSFER TO SECONDARY SCHOOL APPLICATIONS FOR SEPTEMBER 2021

If your child is currently in Year 6 you will need to complete an application for your child to transfer to Secondary School September 2021.

You should apply through North Somerset School Admissions using the link at the top of this page.

Applications open 12th September 2020, closing date 31st October 2020 11.59pm.

 

APPLYING TO CHANGE SCHOOL

We currently have spaces in some year groups. If you wish to apply for a place for your child to attend our school please contact North Somerset School Admissions via the link at the top of this page.

 

 

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN STARTING RECEPTION AT ST ANDREW'S

There is a phased admission for the Reception children by admitting them on a part time basis initially. An induction visit will take place during the summer term prior to admission, for children and parents. Your child will have opportunities to visit the school and to meet their class friends and the adults who will teach them. At the beginning of September you will also be offered a home visit where the Class Teacher and Parent Support Advisor will visit you at home to discuss your child’s entry into school and answer any questions you may have. In October there is a curriculum evening to introduce parents to the curriculum and again, to answer any questions.

 

Admission forms for new children
When your child starts school you are asked to complete a registration form, which includes vital information about how and where to contact you in the event of an accident, illness or other emergency along with other key details to aid your child in starting school. We would like parents to contact us as early as possible which helps considerably with our forward planning. Registration forms are available from the school office during the preceding academic year in which your child is due to start school.

 

Data Protection

St Andrew's CE Primary School takes the data protection obligations very seriously. All personal data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 2018. All new parents will be issued with our Privacy Notice providing further details.

Admissions - Appeals information for 2021-22

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