Admissions Policy - 2015/16 - page 18

Great TorringtonSchool AdmissionsPolicy
2015-16
Page 18 of 18
Child isnewtothe areaanddoes
nothaveaschoolplace locally.
Child isalreadyata local school
andparentwantstochange
schools.
ParentappliesforadmissionbyusingtheD-CAF
applicationformat
or in
somecircumstances(singlepreference,schoolwitha
vacancy,nocurrent local schoolplace), theD-CAF6
applicationformwithintheschool.
Parentencouragedtoreadthe
In-YearAdmissionsbooklet
,at
orby requestingahardcopy from
MyDevon.
Parentencouragedto
visitschools
inthe
area.
Parent
encouragedto
research
what
schoolshaveto
offertheir
children inthe
area.
Parentcompletes
Supplementary
InformationForm
foranyschool
whichasksfor
additional
information-
usuallywithregard
to faithcriteria.
TheAdmissionsTeamandschoolsshare informationaboutapplications.Eachschool
prioritisesapplicationsonlyaccordingto itsownoversubscriptioncriteriaandtells
TheAdmissionsTeamprocessesthe
applicationsandthenmakesofferson
behalfofschools ,wherepossibleatthe
school rankedhighestbyparentsorat
analternative.
Schoolscontactparentsofchildrento
welcomethemtotheschoolandarrange
induction.
Parentsdissatisfiedwiththeir
offerhave therighttoappeal
forplaces .
Namesofchildrenrefused
admissionplacedonwaiting
listsforvacancies.
Applicationcanbemadeatany time.
In-YearAdmissionstoanyYearGroup
Governing Bodywill
usuallyreachadecision
in5 schooldays.
WithaD-CAF6,school
confirmsandofferand
arrangesa startdate.
AdmissionsTeamfollowsup
withanoffer letter.
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