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Nursery Admissions

Please apply using the attachment (Nursery Application) for our Nursery.

 

Admissions for Entry into Reception

Aragon Primary School is part of the Pan London Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme for primary admissions.  Applications must be made through the London Borough of Merton during the period 1st September to 15th January in the year before the child is due to start.  Attendance in the Nursery does not give priority for a place in Reception, therefore a separate application must be made by parents wishing to apply for a place in Reception.  If you wish to apply for a place at Aragon Primary School, you must name the school as one of your preferences on the application form.

 

Aragon Primary School has 90 places available in Reception.  Included within this figure are children with and Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) which names Aragon Primary School, who will be allocated a place before other applicants are considered.

 

Order of Priority/Over-Subscription

Where application for admission exceeds the number of places available, the following criteria will be applied in the following order of priority:

 

Priority 1:             Looked After and Previously Looked After Children

Priority 2:             Children with Exceptional Medical or Social Reasons for Attending Aragon Primary School

Priority 3:             Children of Permanent staff Employed by Aragon Primary School

Priority 4:             Children with a Sibling at Aragon Primary School

Priority 5:             Children Living in Proximity to Aragon Primary School

 

Please read the Admissions Policy for full details of the order of priority/over-subscription criteria and other important information regarding admissions.

 

Nursery Admissions

The Nursery Admissions criteria are laid out in the Admissions Policy and admissions are controlled and administered directly by the Governing Body.  Application to the Nursery must be made directly to Aragon Primary School and can be made at any time and children will be admitted after the date of their third birthday.  There are 104 places in the Nursery; 52 places in the morning and 52 places in the afternoon.  Parents can specify their preferred session on the application form, but please note that the school cannot guarantee your preference.

 

In the event of the Nursery being over-subscribed, applications for admission will be ranked in the same way as for children applying for Reception (see above).  Children applying for Nursery who are not offered a place will automatically be added to the waiting list which will be reviewed regularly.

 

Please click here to download the Nursery Application Form.

 

In-Year Applications and Waiting Lists

If you are looking for a place for your child during the school year, you will need to complete an In-Year Application form which is available from the London Borough of Merton.  If there are no places available in the year group you are applying for, your child will be placed on the waiting list for that year group.  All waiting lists will be maintained according to the order of priority/over-subscription criteria above and will be reviewed regularly.

 

Appeal Arrangements

If you are not offered a place at Aragon Primary School you have a statutory right of appeal under the School Standards & Framework Act 1998.  If you wish to appeal, please write to Mrs L Bedford to request the appeal forms and advice booklet.

 

Mrs L Bedford

Glenthorne High School

Sutton Common Road

Sutton

Surrey

SM3 9PS

 

Aragon Primary School is an Academy in charge of its own admission arrangements with the responsibility to arrange appeal hearings.  The members of the Appeal Panel are independent of the school in line with the Admissions Appeal Code.

 

Appeals for September entry will be heard within 40 school days of the deadline date and appellants will receive at least 10 days’ notice of the date of their appeal hearing and decision letters will be sent out within five school days of the date of the last hearing.

 

All Other Admissions

If your child is due to start full time school, is changing school and/or is transferring to high school then you will need to complete an application form which you can obtain from your local borough.

Please follow the links below for further information:

 

Merton Council Website

Sutton Council Website

Kingston Council Website

Wandsworth Council Website