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Mountfields Lodge School

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Mountfields Lodge School

Admissions

Admissions from August 2021

 

Parents applying for a place at Mountfields Lodge Primary School (academy) as from August 2021 should note the following Admissions criteria.

From August 2021 Leicestershire County Council will lead on our First Time Admissions as part of their statutory duties. They will process, validate, rank, and maintain our waiting list in accordacne with our school policy and selection criteria.

For all in-year admissions again they rank according to our criteria, offer places or refuse, and offer right of appeal.

 

  • Mountfields Lodge will be capping its Admissions Number at 75 for the Foundation Stage and for all other year groups
  • Mountfields Lodge will not be overfilling on grounds on in-catchment movement
  • Mountfields Lodge has retained the Council's Catchment Map; If parents are unclear in which catchment area the home address falls please contact the Council's Customer Service Centre in the first instance – (0116) 305 6684, who will be able to inform them in which school catchment their address falls. In addition parents will also find in the primary and secondary ‘Your Guide to Education’ booklets district maps that outline in general the schools located within the district you live.
  • Mountfields Lodge’s criteria for allocating places at the school is as follows (up to an absolute maximum of 75 in any one year group):

 

School Criteria

 

1st

Children who are in public care and those children who were previously looked-after children.

2nd

Pupils who live permanently in the catchment area at the time of application and admission.

3rd

Pupils who have an older brother or sister currently attending Mountfields Lodge Primary School (academy) at the same time and who live in the same house.

4th

Pupils who have a serious medical condition or exceptional social or domestic needs that make it essential they attend the school requested.

5th

Pupils living nearest the school measured in a straight line distance (home to school front gate).

Admissions from August 2022

 

Parents applying for a place at Mountfields Lodge Primary School (academy) as from August 2022 should note the following Admissions criteria.

 

From August 2022 Leicestershire County Council will lead on our First Time Admissions as part of their statutory duties. They will process, validate, rank, and maintain our waiting list in accordacne with our school policy and selection criteria.

For all in-year admissions again they rank according to our criteria, offer places or refuse, and offer right of appeal.

 

  • Mountfields Lodge will be capping its Admissions Number at 75 for the Foundation Stage and for all other year groups
  • Mountfields Lodge will not be overfilling on grounds on in-catchment movement
  • Mountfields Lodge has retained the Council’s Catchment Map; If parents are unclear in which catchment area the home address falls please contact the Council's Customer Service Centre in the first instance – (0116) 305 6684, who will be able to inform them in which school catchment their address falls. In addition parents will also find in the primary and secondary ‘Your Guide to Education’ booklets district maps that outline in general the schools located within the district you live.
  • Mountfields Lodge’s criteria for allocating places at the school is as follows (up to an absolute maximum of 75 in any one year group):

 

School Criteria

 

1st

Children who are in public care and those children who were previously looked-after children.

2nd

Pupils who live permanently in the catchment area at the time of application and admission.

3rd

Pupils who have an older brother or sister currently attending Mountfields Lodge Primary School (academy) at the same time and who live in the same house.

4th

Pupils who have a serious medical condition or exceptional social or domestic needs that make it essential they attend the school requested.

5th

Pupils living nearest the school measured in a straight line distance (home to school front gate).

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