The Governing Body of Gamston CofE (Aided) Primary School is the admissions authority for the school.
Applications must be made through your home local authority. For Nottinghamshire residents, the application form can be found on the NCC website:
Applications must be submitted by the closing date for applications as stated in the Nottinghamshire co-ordinated scheme. The closing date for applications for a place in Reception in September 2021 is 15th January 2021. The offer of a place will be made by the Local Authority to all parents on the offer day set out in the co-ordinated scheme.
The published admission number for 2021-22 is 15 children. All applications for the Reception year will be ranked in accordance with the admission criteria as set out in the Admissions Arrangements below. Attendance at our Early Years (nursery) setting does not guarantee a place in Reception. Any additional information about special circumstances or a Faith Reference Form must be emailed to the school office by 15th January 2021 (email@example.com). Any applications received after 15th January 2021 will be added to the waiting list for places.
Under the terms of the Education Act 1980, you have a right to make a formal appeal against the governors’ decision to refuse admission. If you decide that you wish to proceed with an appeal, you should within 20 school days of the date of the refusal letter, write to the Diocesan Appeals Clerk, Mr. T. Redgate, c/o Rotheras Solicitors, 2 Kayes Walk, Stoney Street, The Lace Market, Nottingham, NG1 1PZ (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) so that the formal appeal process can be put into motion. Appeals will be heard by an Independent Appeal Panel in accordance with the School Standards & Framework Act 1998.
The Governing Body consulted on its admission arrangements for 2022-23 between 1 October and 26 November 2020. The admissions arrangements determined by the Governors are as follows
Details of the application process for ‘in year’ admissions is on the Nottinghamshire County Council website: www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/education/school-admissions/changing-school and applications should be made directly to Nottinghamshire County Council.