Determination of schools' admission arrangements 2014/2015

The admission arrangements for maintained schools in Derbyshire have been determined for the 2014/2015 school year.


Admission arrangements for community and voluntary controlled schools 2014/2015

There are minor changes to the definition of residency as used in the application of the admissions criteria.

There are minor changes to clarify the use of footpaths in the calculation of home to school distances.

There are minor changes to clarify the ways in which preferences will be handled when requests are received from people with parental responsibility who do not agree about the preferred schools for their child.

The revised wording for these parts of the admission arrangements is attached to this page. 

Parklands Infant and Harrington Junior schools

The oversubscription criteria for Parklands Infant School and Harrington Junior School have changed to extend the sibling link across both schools.

The revised oversubscription criteria for these schools are attached to this page.

Changes to published admission numbers (PANs)

  • Leys Junior School - increase from 37 to 45
  • Scarcliffe Primary School - increase from 10 to 12
  • Langley Mill Infant School - increase from 40 to 42
  • Duffield Meadows Primary School - increase from 40 to 45
  • Church Gresley Infant School - increase from 80 to 90
  • Killamarsh Infant School - decrease from 80 to 60
  • Rosliston Primary - increase from 12 to 14
  • Cotmanhay Infant School decrease from 90 to 80
  • Unstone St Mary's Infant School - increase from 15 to 19
  • Stanley Common CE Primary School - increase from 10 to 12
  • Ashbrook Junior School - decrease from 74 to 50
  • Sharley Park Primary School - increase from 50 to 60
  • Risley Lower Grammar CE Primary - increase from 15 to 19
  • Marsh Lane Primary School - increase from 16 to 20
  • Hollingwood Primary School increase from 36 to 38

The only school where the PAN is less than the Indicated Admission Number (IAN) is now Spire Junior School.

The Published Number is 50 while the IAN is 51.

In other respects the admission arrangements for community and controlled schools are unchanged from those published for 2013/2014.

These can be viewed in the relevant (2013/2014 Admission Arrangements) section of the Derbyshire County Council website.

Coordinated admission arrangements

There are no significant changes (other than new dates for the 2014/2015 admission round) to the coordinated admission arrangements.

Copies are included in the related documents section below.

Fair access protocol

There are no changes to the fair access protocol. A copy is included in the related documents section below. 

Admission arrangements for voluntary aided, foundation and academy schools

You can view the admission policies for these schools in the related documents section below.

They will be added as we receive them from schools.

A copy of the arrangements should also be posted on the school's website.

  • All Saints CE Voluntary Aided Primary School
  • Belmont Primary School
  • Belper School and Sixth Form Centre
  • Bishop Pursglove CE (Aided) Primary School
  • Bonsall CE (Aided) Primary School
  • Brookfield Community School
  • Camms Endowed CE (Aided) Primary School
  • Carsington and Hopton C of E (A) Primary School
  • Chinley Primary School
  • Christ the King Catholic Primary School
  • Dinting CE (Aided) Primary School
  • Denby Free CE (Aided) Primary School
  • English Martyrs' Catholic Primary School
  • Fairmeadows Foundation Primary School
  • Fitzherbert CE (Aided) Primary School
  • Fritchley CE (Aided) Primary School
  • Friesland School
  • Hathersage St Michael's Church of England (Aided) Primary School
  • Heanor Gate Science College
  • Hope Valley College
  • Immaculate Conception Catholic Primary School
  • John Port School
  • Killamarsh St Giles' CE Primary School
  • Kirk Hallam Technology and Sports College
  • Lady Manners School
  • Linton Primary School
  • Litton CE Aided Primary School
  • Longstone CE (Aided) Primary School
  • Mill Hill School
  • Netherthorpe School
  • Newbold CE Primary School
  • Newton Solney CE Voluntary Aided Infant School
  • Ormiston Enterprise Academy
  • Pennine Way Junior School
  • Pilsley CE Aided Primary School
  • Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School
  • Redhill Primary School
  • Scargill CE (Aided) Primary School
  • Shirebrook Academy
  • St Andrew's CE / Methodist Primary School (Dronfield)
  • St Anne's Catholic Primary School (Buxton)
  • St Charles's Catholic Primary School
  • St Edward's Catholic Primary School
  • St Elizabeth's Catholic Primary School
  • St George's CE (Aided) Primary School
  • St Giles' CE (Aided) Primary School (Matlock)
  • St John Houghton Catholic School
  • St Joseph's Catholic And Church Of England Voluntary Aided Primary School
  • St Joseph's Catholic Primary School (Matlock)
  • St Joseph's Catholic Primary School (Shirebrook)
  • St Laurence CE (Aided) Primary School
  • St Margaret's Catholic Primary School
  • St Mary's Catholic High School
  • St Mary's Catholic Primary School (Chesterfield)
  • St Mary's Catholic Primary School (Glossop)
  • St Mary's Catholic Primary School (New Mills)
  • St Philip Howard Catholic School
  • St Thomas Catholic Priary School
  • St Thomas More Catholic School - Science College
  • Taddington and Priestcliffe CE Aided Primary School
  • The Bolsover School
  • The Curzon CE (Aided) Primary School
  • The Ecclesbourne School
  • The Ilkeston Ormiston Academy
  • The Long Eaton School
  • The Pingle School
  • Tintwistle CE Primary School
  • Turnditch CE Voluntary Aided Primary School
  • Weston on Trent CE (Aided) Primary School
  • William Gilbert CE Endowed Primary School

Objections

Objections to determined admission arrangements must be submitted on or before 30 June 2013 to: 

The Secretary
Office of the Schools Adjudicator
Mowden Hall
Staindrop Road
Darlington
DL3 9BG

Tel: 0870 001 2468 http://www.education.gov.uk/schoolsadjudicator (opens in a new window)
Fax: 01325 391 313  
email: osa.team@osa.gsi.gov.uk

Objections must include the name and address of the person or body making the objection.

Objections that may not be referred to the adjudicator

a) an objection which in substance seeks an alteration to admission arrangements for a grammar school, which by virtue of section 104(4) may only be made in accordance with sections 105 (c) to 109 (d) (altering the school's admission arrangements so that it no longer has selective admission arrangements)

b) an objection which in substance seeks an alteration to admission arrangements for a selective academy so as to remove selection, which by virtue of its academy; arrangements may only be made in accordance with those academy arrangements

c) an objection that the admission number has not been changed or has been increased for 

(i) any school whose admission authority are not the local authority, or

(ii) an academy

d) an objection in respect of an increase or no change to the admission number for a community or voluntary controlled school other than an objection by the governing body of that school

e) an objection to an agreement that the admission arrangements for an academy may vary from the School Admissions Code.

Where the adjudicator has determined an objection to the admission arrangements of a school or academy, no objection may be referred to the adjudicator raising the same or substantially the same issues in relation to those admission arrangements within two years of the decision by the adjudicator.

(Regulations 21 - 4) School Admissions Regulations 2012

Copies of the School Admissions Code are available via the DFE website at www.dfe.gov.uk (opens in a new window) or by order from 

TSO
PO Box 29
Norwich
NR3 1GN

Tel: 0870 600 5522
Fax: 0870 600 5533

For further information about making an objection, please contact 

Access and Inclusion
Children and Younger Adults
County Hall
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3AG

Tel: 01629 532323
email: admissions@derbyshire.gov.uk

Related documents

The following documents are in Portable Document Format (PDF). You can download software to view PDF documents for free from the Adobe website (opens in a new window)

The following documents are in Word format. You can download software to view Word documents for free from the Word viewer page (opens in a new window) of the Microsoft website.

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