Admissions to our school

Admissions to our school

 

If you are considering a place for your child here, we would be pleased to meet you and talk about what we have to offer. If you would like to arrange a visit, please do get in touch with us by phone, email or letter.

 

Devon County Council is the admissions authority for our school, responsible for setting our admissions policy and making decisions when an application is made to join us. Devon County Council's Admissions Service manages applications on our behalf. For further information or advice about the admissions process, parents can call My Devon on 0345 155 1019 or visit www.devon.gov.uk/admissions.

 

Parents can apply for a Reception intake place here using their Local Authority Common Application Form (for children who live in the Devon County Council area, this is available at www.devon.gov.uk/admissionsonline or by requesting a copy of the from My Devon. Applications should be made up to the national closing date of 15 January– late applications may be at a disadvantage. Decisions are sent to parents around 16 April.

 

For admissions at any time after the start of the Reception year, you can apply using the D-CAF, wherever your child lives. Copies are available from My Devon.

 

Admissions Policies

 

You can view our determined admissions policy for 2017-18 at Devon admission policy 2017-18

You can view our admissions policy for 2018-19 in the Devon admissions policy 2018-19 below.

 

 

These documents are also available on Devon’s website, along with the Local Authority’s own policies for co-ordinating admissions applications at www.devon.gov.uk/admissionarrangements

 

 

The Appeals Process

 

Any parent who is refused admission has the right to an appeal that is independent of the school. We use the Independent Devon Admissions Appeal Panel to handle any appeals being made. For further information, please call My Devon or visit https://new.devon.gov.uk/educationandfamilies/school-information/apply-for-a-school-place/school-appeals

T. 01803 862018 E. admin@the-grove-primary.devon.sch.uk