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Ashperton Primary Academy

Welcome toAshperton Primary Academy

Admissions

To apply for a place at our school:

 

Please contact Herefordshire Council on the link below.  Application are online.

Apply for a Primary School Place

 

You can request a paper application form from the reception admissions officers on 01432 260926 or 01432 261574 or email eturner@herefordshire.gov.uklhince@herefordshire.gov.uk or schooladmissions@herefordshire.gov.uk or you can download the application form.

 

Herefordshire Schools Admissions

Address: School Admissions, Herefordshire Council, Plough Lane Offices, Plough Lane, Hereford HR4 0LE
Telephone: Reception admissions officers 01432 260926 or 01432 261574

 

 

Parents of children resident outside Herefordshire

If you are not resident in Herefordshire then you should obtain admission details from your home Local Authority (LA), even if your preferences include schools within Herefordshire. (The 'home' LA is defined as the Local Authority relevant to the child's home address).

If you wish to apply for a place at any Herefordshire school, you must complete an application provided by your 'home' LA. The 'home' LA will ensure that the application details are passed onto Herefordshire LA for consideration in the allocation of school places.


 

Appeal refusal of a primary school place

If your child is not given a place at one of your preferred schools, you can appeal the decision.

Download and complete appeal refusal of a school place form

It is very important that a fair and independent process is in place for parents to appeal against decisions made by an admissions authority.

Most appeals involve the transfer of pupils from primary to secondary schools each September, or when a child starts school in reception.

Parents can also ask for their child to be admitted to any school in any school term. For example if a family has recently moved home. However, only one appeal per child for a particular school is allowed in each school year.

The appeal process we use follows strict national guidance. An appeal is given if we are unable to offer your child a higher preference of school or any of your preference(s) of school. And we have offered to the nearest school with availability.

Decision by the Governors of a voluntary aided, foundation school or academy

If you want to appeal against a decision by the Governors of a voluntary aided, foundation school or academy you will need to contact the school direct to see if they are organising their own appeals. We sometimes to do their appeals. These schools go by the same deadline date for submitting appeals.

School admission appeals timetable September 2021 entry

Allocation day for primary schools is 16 April 2021.

The deadline for lodging appeals for primary schools is midnight on 17 May 2021.

Appeals lodged after this date will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being lodged, whichever is the later date. Most school appeals will be heard before the school summer holidays for children starting primary or secondary schools where possible. School appeals are unlikely to be heard through the summer holidays.

For further advice on making an appeal for reception 2021 entry, please contact the admissions officers on 01432 260926 or 261574 or email schooladmissions@herefordshire.gov.uk

 

For further advice on making an appeal for an in-year place, please contact the in-year officer on 01432383168 or email schooladmissions@herefordshire.gov.uk

You can find out more about appeals at the GOV.UK website. The ACE Education website also has a useful document about appealing for a school.

GOV.UK guidance - Advice for parents and guardians on school admission appeals

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