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St Albert The Great Catholic Primary School
September 30 2016

Reception Admissions

Governors At St Albert The Great

Reception 2018-19

Important Dates:
School Open Mornings: Wednesday 22nd November and Wednesday 10th January at 9.30am

Monday 6th November 2017 – Online application system opens

Monday 15th January 2018 – Online application closes

Mon 16th April 2018– Schools offer places to parents via online system.

Timetable for Reception applications:

06-Nov-17 Online system opens for you to apply online.
Nov / Dec 2017 Open events at schools.
Find individual school details in the schools directory.
15-Jan-18 Deadline to apply for a school place.
02-Feb-18 ·         Last date to submit a written explanation giving reasons why your application was late, for your application to be agreed as ‘on time’.
·         If you move house, this is the last date for you to provide evidence of your new address
and for it to be considered ‘on time’ in the allocation process.
05-Mar-18 Applications received after this date will not be offered a school place until the week commencing 18 June 2018.
16-Apr-18 National allocation day
We will email you the school you’ve been allocated, if you applied online and confirmed your email address. The online allocation system will be updated with allocations and be available only after allocation emails have been sent.
Notification letters will be posted first class only to parents or carers who applied on paper.
If you applied online, you can use online facilities including appeals and continuing interest.
16 – 23 April 2018 Continuing interest applications open.
You can add new school preferences for the first continuing interest run.
16 – 30 April 2018 Continuing interest lists are created.
Applicants with unmet higher preferences will automatically go on the list for those schools.
Parents or carers should confirm this with schools responsible for their own admissions.
30-Apr-18 Last date for accepting the place offered.
Online applicants must accept the place online.
Paper applicants should return their response form to the Admissions and Transport team.
14 – 18 May 2018 First continuing interest run.
We’ll contact you with an offer of a new school place, if you’re successful at this first continuing interest run.
18 May 2018 (by 4pm) Last date to register an appeal.
21 – 28 May 2018 Continuing interest applications open again.
You can add new school preferences for the second continuing interest run.
28-May-18 Last date to register a change of preferences or for new applications to be added for the second continuing interest run.
18 – 22 June 2018 Second (and final) continuing interest run.
We’ll contact you with an offer of a new school place, if you’re successful at this second continuing interest run.
June – August 2018 If school vacancies occur, places will be filled from remaining continuing interest lists.
18 June – 20 July 2018 School place appeals take place during this period.