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Admissions

General Admission Arrangement

Please see the Gloucestershire County Council arrangements for Admissions at www.gloucestershire.gov.uk. The latest Admissions Policy for Coopers Edge School can be found below,

In-Year Admissions

If you move to the area during the school year or your child needs to move school for other reasons, you will need to apply for a school place by contacting the school directly using the In-Year Admissions form.

Please complete the form and return it, together with a pro0f of address and a copy of your child's full birth certificate, via email to admin@coopersedge.gloucs.sch.uk or post it to:

Coopers Edge School, Typhoon Way, Brockworth, Glos, GL3 4DY.

 

Admission Appeals

Admission Appeals

Appeals for normal round applications for Reception places(1)  as well as all other admission appeals are heard by a panel of independent, admission trained individuals assembled by an idependent clerk appointed by the school's Governing Body. 

If you wish to appeal a decision you will need to lodge an appeal within 20 school days from the date of notification that your application was unsuccessful. 

For advice on school admission appeals, please click on the link below:

Advice for parents and guardians on school admission appeals - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

 

For further information regarding the school's appeals process, and to request appeals paperwork, please contact clerk@coopersedge.gloucs.sch.uk or telephone 01452 612038.

 

School Admissions Appeal Timetable

We will ensure that appeals lodged by the appropriate deadlines are heard within the following timescales:

  1. For applications made in the normal admissions round¹, appeals must be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals;

  2. For late applications², appeals should be heard within 40 school days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged;

  3. For applications for in-year admissions³, appeals must be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

  4. Appellants will receive at least 10 school day's notice of the date and time of their appeal hearing.
  5. Decision letters will be sent within 5 school days of the hearing wherever possible.

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¹ Under the School Admissions (Admission Arrangements and Co-ordination of Admission Arrangements ) (England)  Regulations  2012  an application is  made  in the  ‘normal  admissions  round’  if  it  is  not  a ‘late application’ or an ‘in-year application’:

² An application is a ‘late’ application if it is for the admission of a child to a relevant age group; it is submitted before the first day of the school term of the admission year; and a determination relating to the application is not made by an authority on or before the offer date. The ‘relevant age group’ is the age group at which pupils are or will normally be admitted to the school e.g. reception or year 7 (Section 142 of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998).

³ An application is an ‘in-year’ application if it is for the admission of a child to a relevant age group and it is submitted on or after the first day of the first school term of the admission year, or it is for the admission of a child to an age group other than a relevant age group.

 

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