Academy Admissions

Lampton School Academy Trust Admissions Consultation 2019

The School Governors’ Admissions Committee of  Lampton School Academy Trust (Admission Authority) have consulted the local community on our admissions arrangements for the academic year 2021 – 22 and onwards. The consultation ran from Monday 11th November 2019 until Monday January 6th 2020. We would like to thank the community for their responses. The feedback on the admissions arrangements was considered by the School Governors’ Admissions Committee of  Lampton School Academy Trust (Admission Authority) on Tuesday 7th January 2020 and the arrangements for the academic year 2021-22 were determined. The determined arrangements are in the documents section below along with current and previous years arrangements.

The arrangements have been sent to the Local Authority and are published here on the  school website in advance of the 15th March 2020 deadline.

 

Admissions Process 

The process of transferring between primary and secondary school begins in the Autumn Term preceding the year of transition.

To help facilitate this process, parents and carers should use the Primary Transfer book and application form issued to their child.

For admissions in September 2020 appeals will be administered by Lampton School Academy Trust.

Appealing for admission in 2020

To appeal for a place at Lampton you will need to contact Mrs Dhir (admissions administrator) on 0208 572 1936 to request an appeal form or you can download the form from the documents below and also please refer to the timeline document which outlines the appeals process for 2020. If Lampton was a higher preferred school then the pupil will automatically be placed on the schools waiting list.

If you did not apply for Lampton in the first instance then you will need to complete a second application form to do so you need to contact Hounslow Admissions offices on 0208 583 2778.

Please note that you cannot appeal for a place at a school for which no application was made.

Please note that the Appeals process is  still open despite the current  COVID-19 forced closure of the school.

The appeals will now be held by an independent panel online on the dates in the time line below. Both the school and Parents/carers will not be able to attend the appeal due to the current government restrictions and the panel will assess the appeal on the statement submitted on your appeal from. If you have already lodged an appeal you will be contacted when the appeal is scheduled.

If you wish to lodge an appeal then please do so and submit your appeal form in full by Tuesday 31st March 2020.  

Please see timeline and appeals form in the downloads section below.

Open evenings and mornings

If you are applying for a place for your child, you are expected to attend either our Open Evening or one of our Open Mornings.

We hold an Open Evening each Autumn Term when parents, carers and children visit our site and receive a copy of our prospectus. This event includes an introduction from our headteacher, a tour of our facilities and a chance to speak to our staff.

We also run Open Mornings where parents, carers and their children meet our senior staff and have a tour of the school in session.

Offered a place

When offered a place, you and your child will be invited to an interview with a member of staff to hear more about Lampton and to discuss how we can work together to ensure the best possible education for your child. These interviews are held in the week before the May half-term. You will be sent an appointment time by letter.

Primary Transfer Day

We also hold an annual Primary Transfer day on the first Tuesday of July, when your child meets his/her new form tutor and fellow classmates, and has a chance to experience secondary school life. Parents and carers are invited to attend a meeting with the Head of Year, Headteacher and the Chair of Governors in the evening.

Primary school visits

In the Summer Term your child’s Head of Year will visit them in their primary school and meet their class teacher. We work with their primary school to make sure that we place your child in an appropriate, mixed ability tutor group. This helps ensure that they settle well into Year 7. Students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) are also visited by a member of our Supportive Education Department. Students who need most support are visited by a member of the Learning Mentor team as well.

Lampton admission criteria

Please find attached document below that explains the schools criteria for admissions

 

Hounslow Local Offer

 

ttps://www.hounslow.gov.uk/info/20032/secondary_admissions

If you require further information regarding the content of this web page please contact Mr Hermon via enquiries@lampton.org.uk

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