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Admission to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

The Grove Primary School uses the Leicestershire County Council admissions procedures and criteria. Applications need to be made directly to the Local Authority. Full details of the Local Authority application process can be obtained from:

Admissions Service Leicestershire County Council County Hall

Website: https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/sites/default/files/field/pdf/2017/8/31/Your-Guide-Primary2018-19.pdf

Phone: 0116 305 6684

Email: admissions@leics.gov.uk

 

The Grove Primary School office is happy to assist parents in these procedures. Please speak to Mrs Reek at the school office.

We provide a programme of visits and workshops for parents and children prior to admission to our EYFS class. This enables children to become familiar with their new surroundings and to settle in quickly, and helps parents and carers in supporting their children. Prospective parents may also visit the school at any time by arrangement with the school office.

 

To apply for a school

Please click on the link below:

Website: http://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/education-and-children/schools-colleges-and-academies/school-admissions/applying-for-a-school-place

 

Appeals

The school uses Leicestershire County Council admissions procedures and therefore all appeals are dealt with through Leicestershire County Council schools admissions department.

If you decide to appeal, you must have applied and been refused a school place before you can appeal. You will need to contact the School Admissions Service to request a Notice of Appeal form, or you can download a form from www.leicestershire.gov.uk/appeal-a-school-place These must be returned by the closing date to the County Solicitor.

The County Solicitor will let you know when the appeal will be heard.

You may attend the appeal hearing yourself, or with a friend if you wish. You may ask a representative to speak for you or you can send a written statement.

Your case will be considered by the Appeals Committee which is independent of the Children and Family Services.

Please note that repeat appeals in the same academic year will not be allowed unless there has been a significant change in your circumstances, e.g. a house move. In appeals for places in infant classes that already have 30 children, the panel can only allow the parent’s appeal if the Local Authority has made an error or acted unreasonably.

Admissions Service Leicestershire County Council County Hall

Website: https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/sites/default/files/field/pdf/2017/8/31/Your-Guide-Primary2018-19.pdf

Phone: 0116 305 6684

Email: admissions@leics.gov.uk

 

Oversubscription criteria

The criteria the school uses is detailed in page 10 of the following Publication https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/sites/default/files/field/pdf/2017/8/31/Your-Guide-Primary2018-19.pdf

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