The Latimer Arts College: admissions information

The Latimer Art College, Castle Way, Barton Seagrave, Kettering NN15 6SW

Oversubscription criteria September 2019 entry

​Following the allocation of places to students who have an EHC Plan 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 (Looked After Children) or Previously Looked After Children.
  2. Students who will have an older brother or sister continuing at The Latimer Arts College at the time of admission of the younger child.
  3. 20 students will be selected for their aptitude in art, dance, drama or music. To be selected through workshops.*
  4. Those students who live with their parents or carers at an address in Barton Seagrave, or the linked town or villages of Burton Latimer, Cranford and Isham (using wards as according to Kettering Borough Council).**
  5. Other students.

Distance tiebreaker

If there is oversubscription in any of the categories (apart from 3), preference will be given to those who live closest to the college, measured on a straight line basis from home address to the address point of the college using NCC GIS.

*Operation of the Arts Places criteria

Parents and carers complete both the local authority application form and the Arts College application form if applying for an ‘Arts College' place (20 places). Completed Arts College application forms should be returned to the College by Tuesday 9 October 2018 at 9am.

** Proof of residence

Documentary evidence of ownership or rental agreement may be required together with proof of actual permanent residence at the property concerned. Places cannot be allocated on the basis of intended future changes of address unless house moves have been confirmed through the exchange of contracts or the signing of a formal lease agreement. The College reserves the right to seek further documentary evidence to support your claim to residence. The College will withdraw any place allocated if the address is found to be false. 

Oversubscription criteria 2018 to 2019 (in-year applications)

Following the allocation of places to students who have an EHC Plan 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 (Looked After Children) or previously Looked After Children.
  2. Students who will have an older brother or sister continuing at the Latimer Arts College at the time of admission of the younger child.
  3. 10% of students (approximately 20 students) will be selected for their aptitude in art, dance, drama or music. To be selected through workshops.
  4.  Those students who live with their parents or carers at an address in Barton Seagrave, or the linked town/villages of Burton Latimer, Cranford and Isham (using wards as according to Kettering Borough Council).*
  5. Other students.

Distance tiebreaker

If there is oversubscription in any of the categories (apart from 3), preference will be given to those who live closest to the college, measured on a straight line basis from home address to the address point of the college using NCC GIS.

*Proof of residence
Documentary evidence of ownership or rental agreement may be required together with proof of actual permanent residence at the property concerned. Places cannot be allocated on the basis of intended future changes of address unless house moves have been confirmed through the exchange of contracts or the signing of a formal lease agreement. The College reserves the right to seek further documentary evidence to support your claim to residence. The College will withdraw any place allocated if the address is found to be false.