Admissions Policy - 2015/16 - page 14

Great TorringtonSchool AdmissionsPolicy
2015-16
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3.2
If the Trust accepts that exceptional need has been demonstrated, the LA will be advised
that the application is considered tomeet
our oversubscription
criterion 2. This is not a guarantee
of a place although we would not expect to be in a position where criterion 2 applicants would be
refusedadmission. TheLAwill advise the parent without delay.
3.3 Where the Trust does not agree that the need is exceptional, the application will be
prioritised according to theSchool oversubscription criteria and a placewill be offered by the LAas
per theSecondaryCo-ordinatedScheme:
where a child is eligible for a place at only oneof the preferred schools, that school will be
allocated to the child
where the child is eligible for a place at two or more of the preferred schools, theywill be
allocated a place at whichever of these is thehighest ranked preference
where the child is not eligible for a place at any preferred school, an alternative school
may be allocated to the child.
3.4 Where the Trust does not agree that the need is exceptional and a place at Great
TorringtonSchool is refused on
2March 2015
, the parent
1
will have the statutory right of appeal to
the Independent Appeal Panel.
3.5
Where the Trust does not agree that need is exceptional, the parent will be able to provide
further information for consideration.
4.
InYear Admissions - ‘Out of Normal Round’
4.1
In all cases, a Devon D-CAF may be submitted to the LA. If the relevant Year Group has
vacancies the application should not be refused. If the relevant Year Group has reached or
exceeded thePublishedAdmissionNumber or other agreed admission limit, theTrust will consider
whether exceptional need is demonstrated.
4.2
D-CAFs for places at the School that indicate exceptional need will be brought to the
attention of theTrust.
4.3
If the Trust feels that exceptional need has been demonstrated
and that a place can be
made available
, the LAwill be advised that a place can be offered to the child at Great Torrington
School.
4.4 If the Trust feels that exceptional need has been demonstrated but that a place cannot be
made available, the child will be placed on the waiting list for vacancies with the priority being
under oversubscription criterion2.
4.5
Where the Trust does not agree that the need is exceptional, the application will be
prioritised according to theSchool oversubscription criteria and a placewill be offered by the LAas
per the In-Year Co-ordinatedScheme:
where a child is eligible for a place at only one of the preferred schools, that school will be
allocated to the child
where the child is eligible for a place at two or more of the preferred schools, theywill be
allocated a place at whichever of these is thehighest ranked preference
where a child is eligible for a place at only oneof the preferred schools, that school will be
allocated to the child
where the child is eligible for a place at two or more of the preferred schools, theywill be
allocated a place at whichever of these is thehighest ranked preference.
4.6
Where a place at Great Torrington is refused, the parent will have the statutory right of
appeal to the Independent Appeal Panel.
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