The Duston School (Primary phase): admission information

​The Duston School (Primary phase), Berrywood Road, Duston, NN5 6XA

Oversubscription criteria 2017

Places will be allocated to pupils who have a statement of SEN or Education, Health (EHC) and Care 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 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. Children of a member of staff (see definition on school website).
  3. Pupils with an older brother or sister continuing at the school, in the primary phase at the time of the admission of the younger child.
  4. Pupils who live closer to the preferred school than any other school.
  5. Other pupils.

If the admission number is exceeded within any other criterion, priority will be given to those
who live closest to the school.

Oversubscription criteria 2016 to 2017 (in-year applications)

Places will be allocated to pupils who have a statement of SEN or EHC plan that names the school as appropriate provision. When there are more submitted 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. Children of a member of staff 
  3. Pupils with an older brother or sister continuing at the school, in either the primary or the secondary phase, at the time of admission of the younger child 
  4. Pupils who live closer to the preferred school than any other school 
  5. Other pupils

If the admission number is exceeded within criterion (4) priority will be given to those who live furthest from the nearest alternative school. If the admission number is exceeded within any
other criterion, priority will be given to those who live closest to the school

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