High School Admissions - Page 45

Twyford Church of England High School How places were offered in 2017 Foundation places: Points & criteria Offers made on national offer day 21 points Criteria 1 to 4 All applicants offered 21 points Criteria 5 Distance of last child to be offered: 1.779 miles World faith places: Points & criteria Offers made on national offer day 21 points Criteria 1 All applicants offered 20 points Criteria 2 Distance of last child to be offered: 0.198 of a mile Specialist music places 19 places within the Twyford C.E. High School Music College are made available each year for students applying for a place in Year 7 and with an identified natural aptitude for music. The application process is designed to test a child’s natural ability to hear and discriminate differences in: • Pitch • Rhythm • Chords • Melodies As such, a child can be awarded a ‘Specialist Music’ place based on musical aptitude, irrespective of any prior instrumental or vocal tuition. How to apply: Waiting lists Foundation places In order to restrict numbers to the maximum admission number, 150 places will be offered to candidates with the highest priority in accordance with the admissions criteria. Then all candidates below this level will be listed in order of priority for a waiting list drawn up in accordance with the admissions criteria. World faith places In order to restrict numbers to the maximum admission number, 21 places will be offered to candidates with the highest priority in accordance with the admissions criteria. Then all candidates below this level will be listed in order of priority for a waiting list in accordance with the admissions criteria. If vacancies occur before appeals, these lists will be used to offer places. The length of time on the waiting list does not influence admissions decisions. 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.twyford.ealing.sch.uk/attending-our-school/admissions 1. Complete the Specialist Music scholar admissions application form available electronically on the school website by 29 September 2017. Applicants are reminded that they must also complete the Pan London Common Application Form which should be returned to their Local Authority. Please do not enclose any music proficiency certificates as previous musical experience is not relevant to the application process. 2. All applicants will be invited to attend Round One on one of the two stated dates: 5 October 2017 (5-6pm) or 6 October 2017 (4-5pm) 3. Your child’s score will be issued together with news as to whether they have been invited to attend Round Two of the process on one of the two stated dates: 13 and 14 October 2017. 4. Your child’s Round Two score will then be added to their Round One score and a list of final results, in descending order, will be compiled. Those ranked in places 1-19 will be notified on National Offer Day (early March) that they have been offered a music place (provided they have not received a higher preference offer). 5. Other applicants will be placed on a waiting list, ranked according to their score. If a place becomes available it will be offered to the applicant who is highest on the waiting list. In the case of a tie on score, those students living nearer the school as the crow flies will be given priority. 6. Those not successful in obtaining a place will still be eligible to apply for a Foundation or World Faith place by using the appropriate supplementary information form. For detailed information about the sch ool and to read their prospectus please visit the school website: www.twyford.ealing.sch.uk Starting High School 2018 45