Corby Primary Academy: admissions information

​Corby Primary Academy, Butland Road, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN18 8QA

Oversubscription criteria September 2018 entry

The Corby Primary Academy will first accept all pupils with a statutory right to a place at the Academy through a Statement of Special Educational Needs or Education Health and Care Plan naming the Academy. After the admission of these pupils, criteria will be applied for the remaining places in the order in which they are set out below:

  1. Looked after children or previously looked after children.
  2. Children who live in the linked area and who have a sibling on roll at the academy at the time of application.
  3. Other children who live in the linked area.
  4. Other children who do not live in the linked area and who have a sibling on roll at the academy at the time of application.
  5. Other children.

Tiebreaker

Where there are more applications in any one category, priority will be given to those living furthest from the nearest alternative school.

Distances will be taken from the address point of the child’s home to the address point of the nearest alternative school (using the Local Authority standard method as described in the published information to parents).

If two children are tied for the last place, after the above distance tie-break has been applied, then a process of random allocation, undertaken by someone independent of the academy, will determine who is allocated the last place.

Oversubscription criteria 2017 to 2018 (in-year applications)

Following the allocation of places to pupils who have a statement of Special Educational Needs which names the school as appropriate provision, when there are more applications for places than there are places available, priority will be given in the following order:

  1. Children in public care or previously in public care but immediately after being looked after became subject to an adoption, residence or child arrangements order or special guardianship order.
  2. Pupils who live in the linked area and who have an older brother or sister continuing at the school, at the time of admission of the younger child.
  3. Other pupils who live in the linked area.
  4. Other pupils who do not live in the linked area and who have an older brother or sister continuing at the school at the time of admission of the younger child.
  5. Other pupils. 

Please see map for the linked area available from the school.

Tiebreaker

Where there are more applications in any one category, priority will be given to those living furthest from the nearest alternative school. Distances will be taken from the address point of the child's home to the address point of the nearest alternative school (using the local authority standard method as described in the published information to parents).

Definition of residency

The child’s place of residence is the address of the parent or legal guardian with whom the child spends the majority of time during the school week. (Parents or legal guardians may be asked to produce evidence of residency/home address at any time during the admissions process).

Definition of siblings

The definition of a brother or sister (sometimes referred to as a sibling);

  • a brother or sister sharing the same parents;
  • a half brother or half sister where 2 children share one common parent;
  • a step-brother or step-sister, where two children are related by a parent’s marriage or partnership;
  • adopted children

A brother or sister must be living at the same address when the application is made.

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