Abington Vale Primary School, Park Campus: admissions information

​Abington Vale Primary School, Ashford Close, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 3NQ

This school is on two sites:

  • Abington Vale main site
  • Abington Vale Cliftonville site

Please clearly state which site you are applying for.

Oversubscription criteria September 2019 entry

Places will be allocated to pupils who have an 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 or previously in public care but immediately after being looked after became subject to an adoption, child arrangements order or special guardianship order.
  2. Pupils with an older brother or sister continuing at the preferred site at the time of admission of the younger child.
  3. Children with a parent who is directly employed by Northampton Primary academy Trust and is a member of staff at Abington Vale Primary School.
  4. Pupils who live closer to the preferred school than any other school.
  5. Other pupils. 

Tiebreaker

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.  

Oversubscription criteria 2018 to 2019 (in-year applications)

Places will be allocated to pupils who have a statement of SEN 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 special guardianship order.
  2. Children with specific medical and social needs, supported by written evidence from an appropriate professional person.
  3. Pupils with an older brother or sister continuing at the preferred site at the time of admission of the younger child.
  4. Pupils who live closer to the preferred school (Main Site or Cliftonville Site) than any other school.
  5. Other pupils.

Tiebreaker

If the admission number is exceeded within criterion (iv) 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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