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Admissions Arrangments

Dear Parent/Carer

I am delighted and excited that you are considering Ravenscote Junior School for your child.

Our school values are the foundation of what we do and we believe that our Connected Curriculum provides opportunities, knowledge and connected learning that enables all children to thrive. We welcome the involvement of parents and look forward to working in partnership with you to bring your child’s potential to reality.

YEAR 3 FOR SEPTEMBER 2024

Admissions have now closed. If you would like to apply for a place in year 3 for September 2024, please contact Surrey County Council (until 31st August 2024.) Your application will be counted as a late application. As we are full your child will be added to our waiting list. 

YEAR 3 FOR SEPTEMBER 2025

Applications are to be made through the Surrey County Council website. Please come back and view this page later on for full details. Information about how to book onto one of our school tours will be available soon. We will not be holding any tours until the autumn term.

IN YEAR ADMISSIONS

Please be aware that we are currently full in all year groups. If you would like your child to be added to our waiting list, please complete the admissions forms (SMA) and return to the school along with the documentation required.

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact the school office.

Yours sincerely,

Mrs Amy Wells
Headteacher

Admissions Policy

Following on from the admissions consultation, the Trust Board approved the following policies. Please click here to view.

Admissions Policy 2023-2024
Admissions Policy 2024-2025
Admissions Policy 2025-2026
 

In-Year Admissions

If you wish to apply for a place at Ravenscote outside of the normal admissions round (in year) please use the relevant admissions form (SMA) below.


PLEASE BE ADVISED: ALL YEARS AT RAVENSCOTE JUNIOR SCHOOL ARE CURRENTLY FULL WITH A WAITING LIST. 

Any parent can apply for a place at this school at any time. This is referred to as an ‘In-year admission.’

All In-year applications for this school must be made directly to the school. Details, including the application form and guidance notes can be obtained below.

The In Year Admission form should be returned to the school. Ravenscote Junior School, Old Bisley Road, Frimley, Camberley, GU16 9RE (please provide documents required as stated.) If correct documents are not included, your application will not be considered.

A hard copy of this form is also available by contacting the school.

Upon receipt of an in-year application, the school will aim to notify the parents of the outcome of their application in writing within 10 school days, but applicants must be notified in writing within 15 school days.

Where an application is refused, there is the right to appeal. Details of how to appeal can be found below.

All in-year appeals will be heard within 30 school days.

Where an applicant is offered a school place following an in-year application, and the offer is accepted, arrangements will be made for the child to start school as soon as possible, particularly where the child is out of school.

Admission appeals - inc timetable 2024-2025 

For information about appeals please follow the link below:

https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/schools-and-learning/schools/admissions/appeals

Appeals are heard on a face to face basis, if you have difficulty attending please contact the School Appeals Service.

September 2024 year of entry or transfer appeals: this relates to community or voluntary controlled schools only. Other schools may follow this timetable, but you will need to check with the school itself.

Appeals for September 2024 resulting from year of entry or transfer applications:

School Offer Appeals lodged by Appeals to be heard by

Secondary

1 March 2024

15 April 2024

18 June 2024 (40 School days)

Primary

16 April 2024

15 May 2024

17 July 2024 (40 School days)

NB: Appeals will not start being heard until after the relevant closing date has passed. Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being lodged, whichever is the later date.

Appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing at least 10 clear school days in advance of the hearing. Appellants will be sent a copy of the school's case 7 clear working days in advance of the hearing.

Appellants must ensure that any further evidence, not included with their initial appeal, is received by 5pm on the day notified in the letter with details of the hearing. Any additional evidence or information received after this date might not be considered at the appeal hearing.