Moulton School and Science College: admissions information

​Moulton School & Science College, Pound Lane, Moulton, Northampton NN3 7SD

Oversubscription criteria: September 2017 entry

Places will be allocated to pupils who have a statement of special educational needs or Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plan that 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 (looked after children) or previously in public care
  2. Students who live in the linked area associated with Moulton School: Althorp, Boughton, Brixworth, Chapel Brampton, Church Brampton, Hannington, Harlestone, Holcot, Moulton, Moulton Leys, Old, Overstone, Pitsford, Scaldwell, Sywell, Walgrave.
  3. Students attending, on 31 October 2016, Moulton School’s designated contributory primary schools (i.e., Boughton, Brixworth, Harlestone, Moulton, Overstone, Pitsford, Sywell, The Bramptons and Walgrave) and continuing in attendance until the formal offer of places is made.
  4. Students who are children of staff employed by the school in either or both of the following circumstances:
    • Where the member of staff has been employed at the MSSC for two or more years at the time
      at which the application for admission to MSSC is made;
    • The member of staff is recruited to fill a vacant post for which there is a demonstrable skills shortage.
  5. To students who will have an older brother or sister continuing at Moulton School in September 2017, or at the time of admission for an in-year admission.
  6. To other students

Tiebreaker

If the admission number is exceeded within category ii, priority will be given to those who live furthest from the nearest alternative school. If the admission number is exceeded within any other category, priority will be given to those who live closest to the school.

Number of children allocated 1 March 2016 by criteria

6 students with a statement of special educational needs or EHC Plan or Looked After Children, 126 students living in the linked area, 49 students with an older brother or sister continuing at the school, 27 students attending contributory primary schools and 32 out of 158 other students using the distance tiebreaker. The last student allocated a place lives 1.811 miles from the school.

Oversubscription criteria: 2016 to 2017 (in-year applications)

Places will be allocated to pupils who have a statement of special educational needs that 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 (looked after children) or previously in public care.
  2. Pupils who live in the linked area associated with the school: Althorp, Boughton, Brixworth, Chapel Brampton, Church Brampton, Hannington, Harlestone, Holcot, Moulton, Moulton Leys, Old, Overstone, Pitsford, Scaldwell, Sywell, Walgrave.
  3. Pupils who will have an older brother or sister continuing at Moulton School at the time of admission of the younger child.
  4. Pupils attending the designated contributory Primary Schools: Boughton, Brixworth, Harlestone, Moulton, Overstone, Pitsford, Sywell, The Bramptons, Walgrave and continuing in attendance until the final offer of places is made
  5. Other pupils.

Distance tiebreaker

If the admissions number is exceeded within criterion (2), priority will be given to those who live furthest from the nearest alternative school. If the admissions number is exceeded within any other criterion, priority will be given to those who live closest to the school, using Northamptonshire County Council’s GIS.    

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