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Northolt High School Admissions criteria The below criteria has been summarised, for the full admissions policy and arrangements please visit the school website: www.northolthigh.org.uk Planned admission number: 240 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 foll owing order of priority: 1. Children in Public Care (Looked After Children) - and previously looked after children who were looked after, but ceased to be so because they were adopted (or became subject to a residence order or special guardianship order). 2. Brothers and Sisters still be attending Northolt High School at the time of the sibling’s admission (brother and sister refer to all blood, half, foster, step and adoptive brothers and sisters (not cousins) who live at the same home address as the child and in the same family unit on a permanent basis or for the majority of time in any calendar year. A sibling relationship does not apply when the older child(ren) will leave before the younger one starts). How places were offered in 2017 Admissions criteria Offers made on national offer day Criteria 1 to 5 All applicants offered Waiting lists If it is not possible to offer parents a place for their child immediately, the child’s name will be placed on a waiting list. The criteria for admission will be used to determine the position on the waiting list. Sixth form admissions Applications for sixth form are made directly to the school. Please visit the school website for the sixth form admissions policy: www.northolthigh.org.uk For detailed information about the school and to read their prospectus please visit the school website: www.northolthigh.org.uk 3. Exceptional medical circumstances relating to the child. Applicants must send a supporting letter or report from the child’s consultant at the time of application. If this is not done then we will not consider the application under this criterion. 4. Exceptional personal circumstances. You must include any personal circumstances you want us to consider at the time of application. If this is not done then we will not consider the application under this criterion. 5. Children who live within closest proximity to the school In the event of there being insufficient vacancies to admit all applicants in all of the categories detailed above, priority will be given to children whose parents’/legal guardians’ residential address is the shortest distance from the centre of the school site, as measured by a straight line. In those instances, where applicants have the same priority on distance, the tie-breaker shall be random allocation. Starting High School 2018 37