Admissions

Reception 2019
In-Year Admissions
Appeals
Reception 2019

Admissions to Reception Class 2019

The confirmed dates for our Prospective Parents Evenings are:

Thursday 8th November at 6pm OR Tuesday 20th November at 6pm - there is no need to book in advance.

This will include a tour at 6pm and a talk by the Head Teacher and Chair of Governors at 7pm

Please note, this meeting is not suitable for children. 

Our Admissions Policy

Our Admissions Policy includes:

  • How applications are considered for every age group
  • How to apply for a place at St. John's school
  • Our arrangements for selecting the pupils who apply
  • How places are offered if there are more applicants than places

Supplementary Information Form (SIF) must be completed when applying for a Foundation place (which is based on your regular church attendance for at least two years).  If St John's do not receive your SIF form, your child can only be considered for an Open place (which does not consider church attendance).

All Supplementary Information Forms must be received by 15th January 2019

Download our Supplementary Information Form - to be completed and posted/brought into our School Office marked for the attention of Mrs Bryars. If you do not have access to a printer you can collect a SIF from our School Office.

Parents will receive their school place offers on the evening of 16th April 2019 by email. They must accept or decline their offer by 30th April 2019. 

Further information about Admission Arrangements when applying for school places in Croydon can be found by contacting Croydon Council or visiting here.

In-Year Admissions

In-Year Admissions 

In order to apply for a place in the current year groups, an In-Year Common Application Form will need to be completed through the London Borough of Croydon. 

Please ensure you read the Admissions Policy fully before submitting your application.

The Admissions Policy includes:

  • How applications are considered for every age group
  • How to apply for a place at St. John's school
  • Our arrangements for selecting the pupils who apply
  • How places are offered if there are more applicants than places

Applications MUST be completed via Croydon on an annual basis (each September) to ensure your child remains on our records.

Supplementary Information Form (SIF) must be completed when applying for a Foundation place (which is based on your regular church attendance for at least two years).  If St John's do not receive your SIF form, your child can only be considered for an Open place (which does not consider church attendance).

Download our Supplementary Information Form - to be completed and posted/brought into our School Office marked for the attention of Mrs Bryars. If you do not have access to a printer you can collect a SIF from our School Office.

In year applicants are only considered and matched against the admissions criteria once a place becomes available.

Further information about Admission Arrangements when applying for school places in Croydon can be found by contacting Croydon Council clicking here.

Appeals

In Year Admissions Appeals

Appeals resulting from in-year admission applications or immediate entry will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

Appeals can only be made once Governors have made a decision on a parent's application for a place for their child at the school.

Appeal forms are available from the office.

ACTION

DEADLINE
Parents submit completed appeal forms to the school marked for the attention of The Appeals Officer 
School will acknowledge appeal papers and confirm the date lodged 

Appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing at least;

Evidence and papers for the hearing

Date by which the Clerk sends appeal papers including the school’s case to the parents, the panel and the admission authority

Statutory 10 clear school days’ in advance of the hearing.

7 clear working days in advance of the appeal hearing.

Additional evidence from the appellants

If an appellant wishes to submit further evidence which was not included with their initial appeal, they must make sure that it is received no later than:

Any additional evidence or information received after this date might not be considered at the appeal hearing.  The Appeal Panel must decide whether it should be considered taking into account its significance and the effect of a possible need to adjourn the hearing.

To be RECEIVED by 5.00pm on the day preceding three (3) clear working days prior to the appeal hearing.

Decision

Decision letters sent to the Appellants. (The letter that informs the appellant if their appeal has been upheld or refused.)

 5 school days after the last appeal hearing (whenever possible)

 

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