Kirklevington Primary School

Admissions

To apply for a Nursery place, you can collect a pack from the school office.

To apply for a school place in Reception to Year 6 you can apply online at www.stockton.gov.uk/schooladmissions

 Stockton Booklet: Admissions to Primary Schools 2020

Stockton Booklet: Admissions to Secondary Schools 2020

Admission Arrangements to Main School 2020 – 2021 :

(STOCKTON’S ADMISSIONS POLICY FOR 2020:  )

Admission policy for community schools and voluntary-controlled schools

1          Pupils who are in the care of the local authority, or a child who was previously looked after but immediately after being looked after became subject to an adoption, child arrangements, or special guardianship order.

2        Children who were previously in care outside of England.

3         Pupils with a Special Education Need who are going through a statutory assessment and who have been identified as needing a ‘named’ mainstream school.

4         Pupils who have a brother or sister living at the same address, who are still at the school when the pupil begins.

5          Pupils permanently resident i.e. the address at which the child is registered for child benefit, who expresses a preference for that school (proof of address may be required) within the admission zone who have returned a Common Application Form by the closing date.

6        Pupils with exceptional social and / or medical reasons for attending the school. A letter from the child’s GP or other relevant professional such as a social worker must be submitted by you with the application stating why your child’s needs can only be met by attending the preferred school.

7          Pupils who live closest to a particular school measured in a straight line “as the crow flies”.

 

You can apply on-line at www.stockton.gov.uk/schooladmissions

 

For the academic years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021, our admission limit in each Year Group is 20.

When it is not possible to comply with parental preferences, parents may appeal to an Independent Appeal Committee.

 

Admission to Reception Classes

Children will be admitted to Main School, (full time) in September 2020 if their date of birth falls between 1st September 2015 and 31st August 2016.

A meeting for new parents and a taster day for children will be arranged with staff in the term before your child begins school.

 

Admission to Nursery

We have provision for 26 children to attend morning nursery for 4 and 3 year olds. Parents are invited to put their child’s name on the waiting list. Application Packs are available from the School Office.

We follow Stockton’s policy when offering places for Nursery.

Priority is given to 4 year olds who are:

  1. Resident within the admission zone of the school;
  2. Not resident in the admission zone of the school and for whom it has not been possible/appropriate to allocate a place at their admission zone school and the school for which the parent is applying is deemed appropriate;
  3. Not resident in the admission zone of the school but have a sibling attending the school at the time they take their place in nursery.

Where there are vacancies remaining, up to the set admission number of 26 full time equivalent places, places will be allocated in the following order of priorities for 3 year old children who are:

  1. Resident in the admission zone of the school and are deemed to have exceptional circumstance. This includes special educational needs;
  2. Not resident in the admission zone of the school and deemed to have exceptional circumstance. This includes special educational needs;
  3. Resident in the admission zone and have a sibling attending the school at the time they take their place in  nursery;
  4. Not resident in the admission zone and have a sibling attending the school at the time they take their place in nursery;
  5. Resident in the admission zone of the school;
  6. Not resident in the admission zone of the school.