Reception (FS2) Admissions

Please see the main Admissions page for details of the Draft Model Admission Policy 2020/2021 which is in consultation until 21.12.2018

Admission to Reception Class Foundation Stage 2

Entry into the main school is subject to the Governors Admission Policy.  Applications into Foundation Two (Reception Class) are usually invited in the Autumn term of the year before the child is due to start school.  The Governing Body has responsibility for admissions to the school and intends to admit 30 pupils to Foundation Two in the school year which begins in September 2019.

All parents applying for entry into Foundation Two at St. Joseph’s must complete a Supplementary Information Form as well as the Common Preference Form, on which parents list their choice of schools

Admission Policy & Supplementary Information Form – Primary – SEPTEMBER 2019

ADMISSION POLICY & SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION FORM – SEPTEMBER 2018

Boundary Map

ADMISSION POLICY & SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION FORM FOR PUPILS STARTING SCHOOL IN SEPTEMBER 2017

ADMISSION POLICY & SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION FORM FOR PUPILS STARTING SCHOOL IN SEPTEMBER  2016

 

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Application to start reception class in September 2019

The online application form will be available to use from 1 November 2018 for applications to start reception class in September 2019.

Date Stage
1 November 2018 to 15 January 2019 Apply for a place
16 April 2019 Offers go out
2 May 2019 Waiting list deadline
17 May 2019 Deadline for accepting offers and appeals
April to July 2019 Places allocated from the waiting lists and appeals held
September 2019 Start primary school

Invitation to apply letters

If your child is due to start primary school in September 2019 you will receive a letter inviting you to apply before 1 November 2018.

For more information please follow – http://www.leeds.gov.uk/residents/Pages/Admissions-Primary-School.aspx

APPEALS To:

School Appeals
Head teacher
St Joseph’s Primary School,
Barleyfields Road
Wetherby.
LS226PR

Tel: 01937 582163
E-mail: office@stjosephswetherby.com

Appeals submitted by the above date will be heard within 40 school days. Appeals submitted after this date will be heard within 40 school days from the date the appeal is received by the Appeals Panel; this may not be before the end of the academic year.

You will receive at least 10 school days notice of your appeal hearing.

You must ensure any additional evidence you wish to submit in support of your appeal is received by the Appeals Panel at least four working days before your appeal.   

Appeals against a decision for any other year group will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being received by the Clerk.

Following the hearing, decision letters will be sent within five school days of the hearing.  School days are term time only and do not include school holidays. If an appeal is submitted in the holidays the school days deadline will not start until the beginning of the next term e.g. an appeal received in July after schools have closed will not be heard until the new academic term,  ‘school days’ will start from the beginning of September when the term starts.

In Year Transfers Between Schools

Parents wishing to apply for a school place for their child during an academic year are required to complete an ‘In Year Common Preference Form’ (ICPF)  a copy with guidance notes is attached for your information. In Year Common Preference Form (ICPF) 

Admission Appeal Timetable

 Normal Round

  1. Parents have 20 school days to lodge an appeal from date of notification that their application was unsuccessful.
  2. The Appeal must be heard within 40 school days of deadline for lodging an Appeal i.e. within 60 school days from date of notification of unsuccessful application.
  3. Papers and details such as date, time and venue will be sent to parents at least 10 school days before the Appeal hearing.
  4. Parent can send further evidence to the Clerk to the Appeals Panel before the Appeal takes place but no later than 5 school days before.
  5. Decision letters will be sent to parents within 5 school days following the Appeal.

 

Late Applications

  1. As above where possible or within 30 school days if the application is later than the timeline above allows. Papers and details such as date, time and venue will be sent to parents at least 10 school days before the Appeal hearing.
  2. Parent can send further evidence to the Clerk to the Appeals Panel before the Appeal takes place but no later than 5 school days before.
  3. Decision letters will be sent to parents within 5 school days following the Appeal.

Appeals submitted after the above deadlines will still be heard as soon as possible but not necessarily within the above timescales.