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School Admission Arrangements

Consultation on Proposed Pupil Admission Arrangements for 2021-22

St Helens Council is currently consulting on its proposed Pupil Admission Arrangements for 2021-22 for Community and Voluntary Controlled schools. These arrangements include the number of places available at each school and the priorities that will be used to decide which pupils are offered places when there are too many applications. 

Proposed Pupil Admission Arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools 2021-22

Proposed Pupil Admission Arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled Nurseries 2021-22

Proposed Pupil Admission Arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled Primary Schools 2021-22

Proposed Pupil Admission Arrangements for Community Secondary Schools 2021-22

Proposed Co-ordinated Admissions Schemes 2021-22

Primary Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme

Secondary Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme

In Year Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme

Responses on the above proposed admission arrangements should be submitted in writing to: School Admissions, People's Services, Atlas House, Corporation Street, St Helens WA9 1LD. Email schooladmissions@sthelens.gov.uk. Consultation closes on 10 January 2020.

Own Admission Authority Schools/Academies

The Trust Board of Rainford High School is proposing to amend its oversubscription criteria to include (in limited circumstances) priority for children of staff at the school. Details of the proposed  oversubscription criteria can be viewed below:

Rainford High Proposed Admission Arrangements for 2021-22

If you wish to comment on the trustees proposed changes please email the school at Admissionsarrangementsconsultation@rainford.org.uk by 10 January, 2020.

Pupil Admission Arrangements for 2020-21

In accordance with the School Admissions (Admission Arrangements and Co-ordination of Admission Arrangements) (England) Regulations 2012, St Helens Council determined its 2020-21 pupil admission arrangements for all community and voluntary controlled schools on 27 February 2019, and these are detailed below.

Pupil Admission Arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools 2020-21

Pupil Admission Arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled Nurseries 2020-21

Pupil Admission Arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled Primary Schools 2020-21

Pupil Admission Arrangements for Community Secondary Schools 2020-21

Co-ordinated Admissions Schemes 2020-21

Primary co-ordinated admissions scheme

Secondary co-ordinated admissions scheme

In Year co-ordinated admissions scheme

Own Admission Authority Schools (this includes Academy, Voluntary Aided (faith) and Foundation Trust)

Each Academy, Voluntary Aided (faith) and Foundation Trust School has its own policy, including an admission number; these can be viewed on the school's website. 

Right to Object to Admission Arrangements

If you consider that the admission arrangements of a maintained school or academy do not comply with the School Admissions Code, or other legislation relating to school admissions, it is possible to make an objection to the Office of the School Adjudicator (OSA) but you should do so by 15 May 2019. 

If you have any queries about this matter, please contact our School Admissions Section.

Local Authority Report to the Schools Adjudicator

St Helens Local Authority Report 2019

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