Welcome to the Abbey Church of England, Voluntary Aided Primary School and thank you for your interest in our school. I hope this website will answer many of your questions about who we are and what we do.
For Reception Class admissions please refer to the policy related to the date of entry.
Reception Class applications for September 2021
Applications for admission to Reception class for September 2021 are now closed. The Office Manager will be happy to assist with any queries related to admissions that you may have. Due to Covid there will sadly not be any tours of the school. Please see the home page for two short videos to give you a glimpse into school life.
Due to Covid there will sadly not be any tours of the school to attend. Please see the home page for two short videos to give you a glimpse into school life.
In Year Admissions
In the case of older children for whom application is made to join the school in other year groups, admission will be on the basis of places being available in the relevant year group. We have a Pupil Admission Number (PAN) of 30 children per year group. If there are more applicants than there are places available, the relevant admissions criteria will apply. All ‘In Year’ applications will be managed by the school, but a Supplementary Information Form (see below) is still requested along with an In Year application, which must be resubmitted every September. The In Year application form can be completed at: –
Admission Appeals Proposed Timescales for 2021/22
|Primary Key Dates||Date|
|Closing date for online applications to be submitted to the LA||15/01/21|
|Statutory deadline for receipt of paper applications||15/01/21|
|Applications available to FD/VA schools and academies||08/02/21|
|FD/VA schools/academies provide LA with ranked lists of applicants||24/02/21|
|Allocation information available to secondary schools||15/04/21|
|Allocation information despatched to parents||16/04/21|
|Date by which parents/carers may accept or reject place offered||30/04/21|
|Date by which parents/carers return appeal forms||01/05/2021 ( exact date TBC)|