St Francis Of Assisi Catholic Primary School

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Parents  »  Admission Arrangements

Applications Procedure

A standard application form, known as the Common Preference Form together with a Supplementary Information Form must be completed and returned to Admissions Department, Education Leeds, Merrion House, Leeds . Parents will be advised of the outcome of their applications during the latter part of the Spring Term .

Unsuccessful applicants will be given reasons related to the over-subscription criteria listed above and advised of their right of appeal to an independent appeal panel. Applicants are requested to note that applications will be invalid unless BOTH the forms described above have been completed and received at the correct addresses.

It is the governing Body’s policy not to consider repeat applications in the same academic year, unless there has been a major relevant change in your circumstances (for example, a valid change of address).

Admission Policies can be found in the "Policies" section. 

Find out more about applying for a primary school


 

Admission Appeal Timetable


Normal Round

  1. Parents have 20 school days to lodge an appeal from date of notification that their application was unsuccessful.
  2. The Appeal must be heard within 40 school days of deadline for lodging an Appeal i.e. within 60 school days from date of notification of unsuccessful application.
  3. Papers and details such as date, time and venue will be sent to parents at least 10 school days before the Appeal hearing.
  4. Parent can send further evidence to the Clerk to the Appeals Panel before the Appeal takes place but no later than 5 school days before.
  5. Decision letters will be sent to parents within 5 school days following the Appeal.

 

Late Applications

  1. As above where possible or within 30 school days if the application is later than the timeline above allows. Papers and details such as date, time and venue will be sent to parents at least 10 school days before the Appeal hearing.
  2. Parent can send further evidence to the Clerk to the Appeals Panel before the Appeal takes place but no later than 5 school days before.
  3. Decision letters will be sent to parents within 5 school days following the Appeal.

 

In Year Applications

  1. Appeals will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged by the parent.
  2. Papers and details such as date, time and venue will be sent to parents at least 10 school days before the Appeal hearing.
  3. Parent can send further evidence to the Clerk to the Appeals Panel before the Appeal takes place but no later than 5 school days before.
  4. Decision letters will be sent to parents within 5 school days following the Appeal.

 

Appeals submitted after the above deadlines will still be heard as soon as possible but not necessarily within the above timescales.