High School Admissions - Page 21

Alec Reed Academy Admissions criteria The below criteria has been summarised, for the full admissions policy and arrangements please visit the school website: www.alecreedacademy.co.uk Planned admission number: 180 places Where the number of applications is greater than the planned admission number, applications will be considered against the criteria set out below. After the allocation of children with an EHC plan, the admission criteria will be applied in the following order of priority: 1. Looked after children and previously looked after children (previously looked after children are children who were looked after, but ceased to be so because they were adopted or became subject to a child arrangements order or special guardianship order). 2. Confirmed special medical reason which necessitates attendance at Alec Reed Academy (a letter from a qualified medical practitioner is required as proof of such a reason). 3. Special personal circumstances relating to the student which necessitate attendance at Alec Reed Academy (supporting written evidence will be required from a professional e.g. social worker). How places were offered in 2017 Admissions criteria Offers made on national offer day Criteria 1 to 5 All applicants offered Waiting lists Where in any year Alec Reed Academy receives more applications for places than there are places available, a waiting list will operate. This will be maintained by the Academy and it will be open to any parent to ask for his or her child’s name to be placed on the waiting list, following an unsuccessful application and, if wanted, an appeal for the school. The child will remain on the waiting list for one term. Children’s position on the waiting list will be determined solely in accordance with the over-subscription criteria set out above Si xth form admissions Applications for sixth form are made directly to the school. Please visit the school website for the sixth form admissions policy: www.alecreedacademy.co.uk For detailed information about the school and to read their prospectus please visit the school website: www.alecreedacademy.co.uk 4. Brother or sister is still in attendance at Alec Reed Academy Primary or High School at the date of admission. This includes siblings living in the same household, step-siblings and adopted siblings, but does not apply to cousins. 5. Distance from home to the Academy as measured by straight line from a point in the property determined by Ordnance Survey to the nearest gated entrance which is used by students to enter the Academy grounds. Where the comparison and calculation of distance is the same for more than one application, any remaining places will be randomly allocated. Starting High School 2018 21