Consultation on proposed admissions arrangements for September 2019

Each year Northamptonshire County Council, along with all admission authorities, is required to carry out a consultation to ensure that any proposed changes in schools' published admission numbers (PANs) or oversubscription admission criteria can be subject to a process of open consultation.

Composite document for all infant, junior, primary, secondary schools and UTCs in Northamptonshire

The following table shows the timetable being followed for the 2019 consultation.

​Email from the local authority to schools re process November 2017
​Consultation period end (see School Admissions Code 1.42-1.45)​Friday 12  January 2018
​Determine admission arrangements​28 February 2018
​Own authorities to send determined arrangements to the local authority​before 15 March 2018
​Details of all determined arrangements to local authority by ​15 March 2018
​Office of the schools adjudicator consultation period​15 March to 15 May 2018
​School to have provided the local authority with up to date information for inclusion in composite prospectuses ​by July 2018
​Local authority to publish composite prospectuses (primary and secondary)​by 12 September 2018

Proposed changes to school admission arrangements for 2019

The School Admissions Code requires that all admission authorities should consult on their admission arrangements at least once every seven years, even if there have been no changes during that period. The consultation period for changes for 2019 intakes will run from Monday 13 November to Friday 12 January 2018.

Details of schools’ proposed changes for 2019 intakes are listed below. 

Overview documents

The spreadsheets below provide an overview of all county schools, organised by primary and secondary phase, indicating which schools have proposed changes to their admission arrangements for 2019. Where schools have submitted full admissions policies / arrangements, these can also be accessed via the individual links for each individual school (see schools' proposed admission arrangements below).

Schools' proposed admission arrangements 2019 (primary)

Northampton Primary Academy Trust (NPAT) Schools - Abington Vale, East Hunsbury, Ecton Brook, Headlands, Lings, Rectory Farm and Simon de Senlis. All of these schools share the same admission arrangements (please see below):

Schools' proposed admission arrangements for 2019 (all-through)

Schools' proposed admission arrangements for 2019 (secondary)

Northamptonshire's coordinated admission schemes (draft, 2019)

Local authorities must publish a scheme to coordinate admission arrangements for schools within their area.

Northamptonshire's draft schemes for 2019, for consultation are below.

Responding to proposed admission arrangements

After viewing the proposed admission arrangements above, should you wish to make any comments about the proposed arrangements you can do so by post or email.

Postal address:

Consultation on Admission Arrangements 2019
School Admissions Team
CFE Directorate
Northamptonshire County Council
One Angel Square
Angel Street
Northampton, NN1 1ED


Objections to the Schools Adjudicator

Objections to the Schools Adjudicator regarding the admission arrangements determined by a school can be made up to 15 May 2018.

The contact details for the Schools Adjudicator are as follows:

Office of the Schools Adjudicator
Bishopsgate house
Tel: 01325 340 402
GOV.UK - Objection to school admission arrangements

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