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ARK Priory Primary Academy Acton Lane, London W3 8NR 020 3110 0717 Nursery: Yes l Breakfast club: No l Afterschool club: No DfE No: 307/2001 Type of school: Academy Headteacher: Toby Martlew Age range: 3-11 Planned admission number at 4 years: 60 Admissions criteria Tie breaker If Ark Schools is unable to distinguish between applicants using the published criteria, including those who live in blocks of flats with the same building entrance, places will be offered via a random draw which will be supervised by someone independent of the academy. The below criteria has been summarised, for the full admissions policy and arrangements please visit the school website: 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 Children who have been previously looked after (pursuant to the Admissions Code). 2. Children of staff at the school where there is a demonstrable skill shortage – Children of members of staff will have priority in the oversubscription criteria if the staff member is filling a post for which there is a demonstrable skill shortage. Ark Schools is required to approve the Principal’s designation of such posts and confirm the assessment that a member of staff appointed meets the requirements of the shortage. Priority will be limited to one place for each form of entry in any year. 3. Children who at the time of the admission have a sibling who attends the academy. For this purpose “sibling” means a whole, half or step-brother or -sister or an adopted child resident at the same address. 4. Children of staff in the school – Where there is no demonstrable skill shortage, priority may be given where the academy is oversubscribed to a child of a person who will have been employed in the academy for two or more years at the time the application for admission is made. Priority will be limited to one place for each form of entry in any year. 5. Children at the Ark Priory nursery who are eligible for the Early Years Pupil Premium, the Pupil Premium or Service Premium. 6. Distance measurement – A child’s home will be the address at which the child normally resides and which has been notified to the academy and other relevant agencies as being the child’s normal place of residence. Ealing Council measures distance on behalf of Ark Schools, the method they adopt for measurement and also selection between equal applicants and those living in flats will apply. Multiple births or brothers and sisters in the same year group Where there is only one place available in the academy, both will be considered together as one application. How places were offered in 2017 Admissions criteria Offers made on national offer day Criteria 1 to 4 All applicants offered Criteria 6 Distance of last child to be offered: 0.298 of a mile Waiting lists Subject to any provisions regarding waiting lists in the LA’s co-ordinated admission scheme, the academy will operate a waiting list. Where in any year the academy receives more applications for places than there are places available, a waiting list will operate until the end of the summer term. Thereafter, parents/carers will be written to asking if they wish for their child to remain on the waiting list. This will be maintained by the academy and it will be open to any parent/carer to ask for his or her child’s name to be placed on the waiting list following an unsuccessful application. A child’s position on the waiting list will be determined solely in accordance with the oversubscription criteria set out above. When places become vacant they will be allocated to children on the waiting list in accordance with the oversubscription criteria. Nursery admissions Applications for nursery are made directly to the school. Please visit the school website for information on nursery admissions: For detailed information a Ёѡ͍͔٥ͥ)ѡ͍ݕͥєܹɭɥɥ乽ɜ(ЁMхѥAɥM