Admissions

Admissions policy

-Consultation on Admissions-

 

In response to statutory guidance received from the Catholic Education Service and the Diocese of Hallam, all Catholic schools have reviewed their admission arrangements for 2019/20. The schools must consult on their admission arrangements for a period of six weeks.

 

The consultation period is open until 4pm March 1st 2018

Please follow the link to view the admission arrangements for Holy Family Catholic Primary School

Admissions 2019-20

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Admission Arrangements 2017/18

Admission Arrangements 2018/19

DFE Schools Admission Appeal Code 2012:  Section 2: Appeal Hearings

Timetable
2.1 Admission authorities must set a timetable for organising and hearing appeals that:
a) includes a deadline for lodging appeals which allows appellants at least 20
school days from the date of notification that their application was unsuccessful
to prepare and lodge their written appeal;
b) ensures that appellants receive at least 10 school days’ notice of their appeal
hearing;
c) includes reasonable deadlines for appellants to submit additional evidence, for
admission authorities to submit their evidence, and for the clerk to send appeal
papers to the panel and parties;
d) ensures that decision letters are sent within five school days of the hearing
wherever possible.
2.2 Admission authorities must publish their appeals timetable on their website by 28
February each year.
2.3 Admission authorities must ensure that appeals lodged by the appropriate deadlines
are heard within the following timescales:
a) for applications made in the normal admissions round
 appeals must be heard
within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals;
b) for late applications
appeals should be heard within 40 school days from the
deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 school days of the
appeal being lodged;
c) for applications to sixth forms:
i) where the offer of a place would have been conditional upon exam
results, appeals must be heard within 30 school days of confirmation of
those results;
ii) where the offer of a place would not have been conditional upon exam
results, appeals must be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for
lodging appeals;
d) for applications for in-year admissions appeals must be heard within 30
school days of the appeal being lodged.
2.4 Any appeals submitted after the appropriate deadline must still be heard, in
accordance with whatever timescale is set out in the timetable published by the admission authority.

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