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Thames Ditton

Junior School

A place to learn, a place to grow

Admission Criteria

September 2020

  1. Looked after children and previously looked after children

  2. Exceptional social/medical need

  3. Siblings, at the time of admission, for whom the school is the nearest to their home address

  4. Children of staff at the school

  5. Children attending Thames Ditton Infant School for whom the school is the nearest school to their home address

  6. Other children for whom the school is the nearest school to their home address

  7. Other siblings, at the time of admission, for whom the school is not the nearest school to their home address

  8. Other children attending Thames Ditton Infant School for whom the school is not the nearest school to their home address

  9. Any other children

 

N.B. Criteria 5 and 8 will only apply until 31st August 2020 after which time the feeder school criterion will not be included.

 

 

September 2019

  1. Looked after children and previously looked after children

  2. Exceptional social/medical need

  3. Siblings, at the time of admission, for whom the school is the nearest to their home address

  4. Children of staff at the school

  5. Children attending Thames Ditton Infant School for whom the school is the nearest school to their home address

  6. Other children for whom the school is the nearest school to their home address

  7. Other siblings, at the time of admission, for whom the school is not the nearest school to their home address

  8. Other children attending Thames Ditton Infant School for whom the school is not the nearest school to their home address

  9. Any other applicant

 

 

 

September 2018 Admissions

214 preferences received - 120 places offered

(127 1st preferences = 7 on waiting list following initial offers on 16th April)

Criterion 1 = 0, Criterion 2 = 0, Criterion 3 = 44, Criterion 4 = 59, Criterion 5 = 3, Criteria 6 = 4, Criteria 7 = 10, Distance = 2.971km, Criteria 8 = 0, EHCP = 0

 

September 2017 Admissions

246 preferences were received - 90 places offered

(144 1st preferences = 54 on waiting list following initial offers on 18th April)

Criterion 1 = 3, Criterion 2 = 0, Criterion 3 = 41, Criterion 4 = 39, Criterion 5 = 2, Distance = 0.25km, Criteria 6 - 8 = 0, SEN/EHCP = 5

 

September 2016 Admissions
188 preferences were received - 90 places offered.

Criterion 1 = 1, Criterion 2 = 2, Criterion 3 = 34, Criterion 4 = 39, Criterion 5 = 10, Criterion 6 = 3, Distance = 1.06km, Criterion 7 = 0,  Criterion 8 = 0, SEN/EHCP = 1       

Appeals

 

September 2021 entry

Appeals resulting from year of entry or transfer applications for admission in September 2020 will be heard according to the following timetable:

 

Offers on 16 April 2021

Appeals lodged by 17th May 2021

Appeals to be heard by 19th July 2021

 

Please note, appeals will not start being heard until after the relevant closing date has passed.

Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being lodged, whichever is the later date.

 

Appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing at least 10 clear school days in advance of the hearing.

Appellants will be sent a copy of the school's case seven clear working days in advance of the hearing.

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 5pm on the day preceding three clear working days prior to the appeal hearing date.

 

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.

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