Admissions Consultation Arrangements

Consultation on admission arrangements 2018/19 has now closed.

 

The Governing body of Drake Primary Academy is the admission authority for Drake Primary Academy.
Drake Primary School will comply with provisions within the School Admissions Code and the School Appeals Code available at www.gov.uk/government/collections/statutory-guidance-schools

The admission arrangements outlined within this document apply to Drake Primary Academy in the 2017/18 academic year. This policy should be read in conjunction with the Primary and In-Year Coordinated schemes of admission available at www.plymouth.gov.uk/schooladmissions

SECTION 1

(i) Reception/Foundation admissions (normal point of entry)

The admission arrangements outlined in this section apply to children starting in the Reception/Foundation Year for the first time in 2017/18. The published admission number (PAN) for this year group is 30. The close date for application is 15 January 2017. Allocation results will be notified on 18 April 2017. The school follows Plymouth City Council’s co-ordinated primary admissions scheme available at www.plymouth.gov.uk/schooladmissions
 
All applicants must:
(i) Complete the Common Application Form available from, and returnable to their home local
authority;
(ii) In addition, applicants applying under criteria 4 below must complete the staff supplementary
information form and return it direct to the School Admissions Team, Plymouth City Council1.
(ii) In-Year admissions (admissions outside the normal point of entry)
The admission arrangements outlined within this section apply to in-year admissions for Drake Primary
School in the 2017/18 academic year.
An In-Year admission is any entry to school other than at the normal point, for example, transferring
school due to a house move or for other personal reason. Requests for admission to Reception made
after the normal round of admissions – after 31 August 2017 – and requests for places in other Year
Groups should be made direct to Plymouth City Council1.
With the exception of a child with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) or Statement of Special
Educational Needs (SEN), all applications will be considered under Plymouth City Council’s Fair Access
Protocol.
Application should be made via Plymouth City Council1 at www.plymouth.gov.uk/schooladmissions.
Drake Primary School follows Plymouth City Council’s local co-ordinated in-year admissions scheme
available at www.plymouth.gov.uk/schooladmissions.
All applicants must:
(i) Complete the Common Application Form available from and returnable to Plymouth City
Council1
(ii) In addition, applicants applying under oversubscription criteria 4 must complete the staff
supplementary information form and return it direct to the School Admissions Team, Plymouth
City Council1.
Unless otherwise agreed, the published admission number applies to each year group as it moves
through the school. The close date for application is the end of each working day. Offers should be made
within twenty school days of the application submission date.

Further information and a full copy of this document, and the timetable for consultation,can be downloaded from our Policies and Documents section on this website.