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Admission arrangements 2020 to 2021

Admission arrangements 2020 to 2021

Adopted admissions arrangements 2020 to 2021

Every school has a set of rules known as admission arrangements to help them allocate school places. Schools use these rules to allocate places if they receive more applications than places available.

Read our adopted admissions arrangements, below. These are unchanged from our 2019 to 2020 arrangements.

Schools which set their own admissions arrangements

This includes academies, voluntary aided and free schools. Visit the individual schools' website to view their 2020 to 2021 admission arrangements.

Schools which follow the arrangements we set 

This includes voluntary and community controlled schools.

Designated or 'catchment' areas 

Most schools have a designated area for admissions which is given the highest priority for admissions.

Go to the schools and catchment areas web page to find out more.

Schools which set their own admissions arrangements

This includes academies, voluntary aided and free schools.

Visit the individual schools' websites to view their 2020 to 2021 admission arrangements.

Schools which follow the arrangements we set

These are:

  • Emmbrook School
  • Bulmershe School

You can see further details of these schools in our directory:

Designated or 'catchment' areas 

Most schools have a designated area for admissions which is given the highest priority for admissions.

Go to the schools and catchment areas web page to find out more.

Parents applying for places mid-year (outside the co-ordinated arrangements for initial entry to primary and secondary schools) should check the admissions pages of individual academies and voluntary aided schools.

Or, contact the Wokingham School Admissions team for community, voluntary controlled and (by agreement) some academies, for further information.

Some schools have a nursery or foundation unit for children aged 3 to 5. Applications are made directly to the school for these places.

Nurseries which set their own arrangements.

Some schools set their own arrangements. You can find out which nurseries below:


Nurseries which follow our admission arrangements

Voluntary and community controlled schools set admission arrangements in light of advice from us.

You can view these nurseries in our directory.

Most schools in the Borough have a sixth form which covers years 12 and 13.

Sixth forms which set their own admissions

All except 2 secondary schools set their own arrangements for sixth form admissions. You can view these schools in our directory.     

Sixth forms which follow our admission arrangements

Emmbrook School and Bulmershe School follow our admissions arrangements.

You can make an objection to the Office of the School's Adjudicator if you think that the arrangements we have set, or school's or academy's arrangements are:

  • Unlawful
  • Not in compliance with the School Admissions Code
  • Not in compliance with relevant law relating to admissions
    

To do this:

    

Objections to admission arrangements for entry in September each year must be referred to the Adjudicator by 15 May. 

Certain exceptions apply as set out in paragraph 3.3 of the School Admissions Code.

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