Determined admissions arrangements for September 2020 intakes

Northamptonshire County Council is the admission authority for all Community and Voluntary Controlled schools in the county and must determine (formally agree) the admission arrangements for these schools. The determined admissions policies for these schools for 2020 can be viewed here.

All admission authorities must determine admission arrangements every year, even if they have not changed from previous years. Northamptonshire County Council has now determined admissions policies for all its schools for 2020 intakes, and details of these can be found by accessing the link below.

Admission arrangements consultation timetable 

The table below shows the timetable for the 2018 to 2019 consultation.

​Email from the local authority to schools asking if any changes are proposed  October 2018
Consultation period (see School Admissions Code 1.42 to 1.45)​12  November to 21 December 2018 (see note below)
​Admission authorities determine admission arrangements​By 28 February 2019
​Own admission authority (OAA) schools to send determined arrangements to the local authority​By 15 March 2019
​Objections to the Schools AdjudicatorBy ​15 May 2019
​All schools to have provided the local authority with up to date information for inclusion in composite prospectuses ​By July 2019
​Local authority to publish composite prospectuses (primary and secondary)​By 12 September 2019

Note: To ensure that all schools' proposed changes received 6 weeks of consultation, the end of the consultation period was extended to Tuesday 8 January 2019.

Determined admission arrangements for community and voluntary controlled schools for 2020

Details of the determined admission arrangements for all community and voluntary controlled schools in Northamptonshire can be found by following the link below. Northamptonshire County Council is the admissions authority for these schools.

Determined admission arrangements for 2020 for schools with other admission authorities

The determined admission arrangements for schools where Northamptonshire County Council is not the admission authority (such as academies) can be found on the schools' websites.

Northamptonshire's co-ordinated admission schemes for 2020

All local authorities must publish a scheme to coordinate admission arrangements for schools within their area. This applies to all schools, regardless of who their admissions authority is. Details of Northamptonshire's primary and secondary co-ordinated schemes can be found by following the links below.

Objections to the Schools Adjudicator

Objections to the Schools Adjudicator regarding the admission arrangements determined by a school can be made by 15 May 2019.

The contact details for the Schools Adjudicator are as follows:

Office of the Schools Adjudicator
Bishopsgate house
Tel: 01325 340 402
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