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Please read the information given below which gives details of our admission arrangements for the school.

Chuter Ede School is a County Co-educational 5-11 Primary School for day pupils. Statutory school starting age is at the beginning of the term following a child’s fifth birthday. Currently the Governor’s Policy is to admit children in September with birthdays between 1st September and 31st August.

 

To apply for a place at Chuter Ede please contact Nottinghamshire County Council on www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/schooladmissions or ring 0300 500 8080

 

STANDARD RECEPTION CRITERIA –INFANT AND PRIMARY SCHOOLS 2017/18

 

Link to a downloadable version is available at the bottom of this page.

 

Admission over-subscription criteria

 

In the event of over subscription, the following criteria will be applied, in priority order, to determine which

applications will be granted:

 

Children in public care.

Children who live in the catchment area and who, at the time of admission, will have a brother or sister attending the school.

Other children who live in the catchment area.

Children who live outside the catchment area and who, at the time of admission, will have a brother or sister attending the school.

 

In the event of over subscription within any criterion, preference will normally be given to children who live nearest to the school as the crow flies. Distances are measured from the entrance to the child’s home to the designated central point between the two sites. The exception to this is that all children who fall into criterion 1 or 2, by the closing date for application, will be guaranteed a place at the school providing the school is listed as the first preference and the application is received by the closing date for the normal year of entry to the school.

SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES

Consideration will be given to children in public care and to applicants who can establish particular medical, Special Educational Needs or social grounds relating to their child. Supporting written evidence from a doctor, social worker or other relevant professional must be provided at the time of application. The definition of Special Educational Needs relates to a learning difficulty which calls for special educational provision to be made for the child. Special consideration will be given to children whose mobility support needs require that they access the specialist accommodation provided by a school in a designated ‘through route’ family of schools. Each case will be determined on its merits.

Special circumstances may take priority over any of the numbered criteria above. The allocation of any such places will be determined by the Local Education Office, in consultation with the Head Teacher.

 

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