Hatherley Infant School

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 Information

Applying for a School place

Entry into Reception Class September 2018

Applications for Reception places are dealt with by Gloucestershire County Council and places for September 2018 will be offered in April 2018. If your child is due to start school in September 2018 you should receive paperwork in the post from the Council by mid November. If you have not received a pack by December, you should contact the school admissions team on 01452 425407 or email school.admissions@gloucestershire.gov.uk

The closing date for applications to Gloucestershire County Council is 15th January 2018 and further details can be found on the Gloucestershire Council website.  The allocation day for Reception 2018 is 16th April 2018.  We have one intake each year, at the start of the Autumn Term.  Reception children are normally admitted to school in the September following their 4th birthday.  The Published Admission Number (PAN) is a maximum of 30 children in each class; we have a maximum intake of 60 children for the Reception year group.  Infant Class Size Legislation states that there should be no more than 30 children in any infant class.

The Application Process:

  • Parents complete the Gloucestershire County Council preference forms in the Autumn before their child is due to start school (these can be completed online by following this link)
  • Parents submit this form to Gloucestershire County Council (these can be completed and submitted electronically)
  • Places are allocated by Gloucestershire County Council the following April
  • If choices haven't been met, parents may request reconsideration and appeal.  Both of these processes are dealt with by Gloucestershire County Council.    

Our tours for prospective parents are on: Monday 13th November 2017 at 2pm

                                                            Friday 17th November 2017 at 11am

                                                            Monday 20th November 2017 at 9.30 am

                                                            Wednesday 22nd November 2017 at 1.30pm.

Please contact the school office if you would like to attend on one of these days.

Admissions (Entry into Reception during the academic year or entry into Year 1 and Year 2)

Parents of children moving into the area, are welcome to make an appointment to visit the school.  An In-Year Application Form then needs to be completed and returned to school with proof of residency.  If there is space in the year group, arrangements are made to admit the child.  If no place is available, parents are informed by letter, and informed about the appeals process.  Children refused a place due to over-subscription are automatically placed on the waiting list.

Please click here to download an In Year Admission Application Form

For full details of Admissions in Gloucestershire please visit the County Council website.

 

Useful websites

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