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Admissions

As Grangetown Primary School is a Foundation school, and a member of the Aspire Learning Partnership, the Governing Body is now the admission authority for the school. We have adopted the Aspire Learning Partnership admission arrangements for 2018-19. Please click below for a copy of the policy.

If you want your child to attend Grangetown Primary School, you can contact the school for more information on (01642) 455278.

Or you can contact School Admissions directly on (01642) 837740/837730

Opening hours: Mon-Thu: 08:30-17:00, Fri: 08.30-16:30

Alternatively you can e-mail: [email protected]

Nursery Admissions

Children are admitted to the Nursery, on a part-time basis, as soon after their third birthday as possible. The school follows the admissions policy set out by the Local Education Authority.

In the case of over-subscription, the following criteria are applied:

  • Eligible children in the care of the local authority
  • Children aged 4+ who live within the defined admission zone for the school
  • Children aged 4+ who live outside the admission zone but have a brother or sister attending the school at the time the nursery child will be admitted
  • Children aged 3+ who live within the defined admission zone for the school
  • Children aged 3+ who live outside the admission zone but who have a brother or sister attending the school at the time the nursery child will be admitted
  • Other children aged 4+
  • Other children aged 3+

Reception Admissions

There is a single intake for Reception children in September each year. The allocation of Reception places is managed by the local authority.

In the case of over subscription the following criteria are followed in priority order:

In the case of over-subscription the following criteria: are followed in priority order:

  • Children who are cared for by the local authority
  • Children who are permanently resident in the admission zone defined or the school
  • Children not living in the admission zone who have elder brothers or sisters attending the school in the 2017/2018 school year.
  • Children not living in the admission zone who exceptional social and/or medical reasons for attending a particular school, professionally supported by an independent third party and sustained by the authority’s professional advisers
  • Children living closest to the school

Key Dates

The closing date for applications for Reception is 15th January 2019.

Places will be offered to parents on 16th April 2019.

If admission appeals need to be heard, they will be heard during June and July 2019.

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ALP Admissions Policy 2018 – 2019 Download
Grangetown Primary School