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Agenda item

School Admission Requests - Primary

Report of the Executive Director, People Services

Minutes:

7.1

Request to Prioritise on the Waiting List - Reception Year 2022/23 Case No. M1)

 

 

7.1.1

The Executive Director, People Services, submitted a report and commented upon a case where parents had expressed a wish for their child to be admitted to a primary school of their choice.  The Executive Director stated that places in primary schools had been identified by the City Council, in accordance with the published admission criteria, and it had been agreed that the Executive Director would provisionally allocate places at those schools where there were places available, up to the standard number/admission limit.  The Committee was requested to consider prioritising the pupil on a waiting list, within their respective category, for admission if and when a place becomes available.

 

 

7.1.2

The Committee gave consideration to all the supporting evidence and information provided by the pupil’s parents and, arising therefrom, it was:-

 

 

7.1.3

RESOLVED: That the pupil be prioritised within their admissions category of ‘non-catchment’ prior to the allocation of places, on the grounds that there are exceptional family and medical circumstances (Case No.M1).

 

 

7.2

Requests to Prioritise on the Waiting List – Reception 2022/23 (Case Nos. P1 and P2)

 

 

7.2.1

The Executive Director, People Services, submitted reports and commented upon two cases where parents had expressed a wish for their children to be admitted to a primary school of their choice.  The Executive Director stated that places in primary schools had been identified by the City Council, in accordance with the published admission criteria, and it had been agreed that the Executive Director would provisionally allocate places at those schools where there were places available, up to the standard number/admission limit.  The Committee was requested to consider which pupil, both of whom had been prioritised, should be ranked highest within their admissions category, for admission if and when a place becomes available.

 

 

7.2.2

The Committee gave consideration to all the supporting evidence and information provided by the pupil’s parents and, arising therefrom, it was:-

 

 

7.2.3

RESOLVED: That the pupil in Case No. P1 be prioritised first, and the pupil in Case No. P2 be prioritised second, within their admissions category of ‘non-catchment’ prior to the allocation of places, on the grounds that there are more exceptional family and medical circumstances in Case No.1 than in Case No.2.