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School Admission Arrangements for 2021/22

Meeting: 25/02/2020 - Cabinet (Item 130)

130 Primary Community Controlled School Admissions Arrangements and Co-ordinated Admission Schemes for Primary and Secondary Schools for 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 772 KB

Report of the Strategic Director, Children, Adults and Families



Consideration has been given to the Gateshead school admissions arrangements and the co-ordinated schemes for primary and secondary schools for 2021/22.



(i)         That the Community and Voluntary Controlled Primary        Admissions Policy, set out in Appendix 2 to the report, be    adopted for September 2021.



(ii)        That the approved admissions policies for September          2020 are used, as a basis for consultation, if necessary,      with schools and others for formulating the relevant          admissions policies from September 2020/21 onwards.



(iii)       That the approved two co-ordinated admission schemes     for secondary, infant junior and primary schools, set out in Appendix 3 to the report, be adopted for September 2021.



(iv)       That the reduction in Colegate Primary School planned       admission number from 45 pupils per year group to 30        pupils for year group from September 2020 be approved.



(v)        That it be noted that the planned admission numbers, set    out in Appendix 3 to the report, for all community primary    schools will need to be adopted by the governing bodies of          each school.


The above decisions have been made to enable the Council to comply with statutory legislation as it relates to school admission policies, admission arrangements and co-ordinated admission arrangements.