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The named safeguarding leads for Mrs Mary King's School are: Mr Sewell and Mrs Reid. If you have any safeguarding concerns regarding children make these staff members aware.

Safeguarding and Esafety governor: Michelle Manning

 

Local Authority Designated Officers for safeguarding concerns:

Anne Faulkener 01522 554668

Ursula Morton 01522 554674

 

 

 

 

 

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School admissions are co ordinated through the local authority, if you want a place for your child at Mrs Mary King's School you will need to contact the school admissions team. Click here to access the Lincolnshire School Admissions website.

Updated January 2018

 

2016-2017 School Admissions Policy

 

LINCOLNSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL ADMISSIONS POLICY FOR COMMUNITY AND VOLUNTARY CONTROLLED SCHOOLS

This policy applies for primary, infant and junior schools.

The County Council has delegated to the governing bodies of individual community and controlled schools the decisions about which children to admit. Every community and controlled school must apply the County Council’s oversubscription criteria shown below.

In accordance with legislation the allocation of places for children with the following will take place first; Statement of Special Educational Needs (Education Act 1996) or Education, Health and Care Plan (Children and Families Act 2014). We will then allocate remaining places in accordance with this policy.

For entry into reception in September we will allocate places to parents who make an application before we consider any parent who has not made one.

Attending a nursery or a pre-school does not give any priority within the oversubscription criteria for a place in a school. Parents must make a separate application for the transfer from nursery to a primary or infant school.

The oversubscription criteria are listed in the order we apply them. Words marked with a number, for example 1, 2 and 3 are explained separately in the definition and notes section.

Oversubscription criteria

A. Looked after children and all previously looked after children. (1)

 

B. There is a brother or sister (2) on roll at the school at the time of application, or if applying for an infant school there is a brother or sister (2) on roll at the associated (3) junior school at the time of application.

 

C. The child meets the religious criteria published by an individual Church of England or joint Church of England and Methodist school, (4) which has chosen to give priority on religious grounds.

 

D. The school is the nearest one to the home address, as defined in note 5.

 

E. The distance from the home to the school, priority will be given to the child living closest to the school, as defined in note 6.

 

If the distance criterion is not sufficient to distinguish between two or more applicants for the last remaining place then a lottery will be drawn by an independent person, not employed by the school or working in the Local Authority Children's Service Directorate.

Definitions and Notes

1. A 'looked after child' is a child who is (a) in the care of a local authority, or (b) being provided with accommodation by a local authority in the exercise of their social services functions (see the definition in Section 22(1) of the Children Act 1989) at the time of making an application to a school.

 

Previously looked after children are children who were looked after, but ceased to be so because they were adopted (or became subject to a child arrangements order or special guardianship order). This includes children who were adopted under the

2016-2017 School Admissions Policy

Adoption Act 1976 (see section 12 adoption orders) and children who were adopted under the Adoption and Children's Act 2002 (see section 46 adoption orders). Child arrangements orders are defined in s.8 of the Children Act 1989, as amended by s.12 of the Children and Families Act 2014. Child arrangements orders replace residence orders and any residence order in force prior to 22 April 2014 is deemed to be a child arrangements order. Section 14A of the Children Act 1989 defines a ‘special guardianship order’ as an order appointing one or more individuals to be a child’s special guardian (or special guardians).

2. Brother or sister

 

A full brother or sister, whether or not resident in the same household. Another child normally living for the majority of term time in the same household, where an adult in the household has parental responsibility as defined by the Children Act 1989. Or any child in the household where an adult in the household is defined as a parent for the purposes of Section 576 of the Education Act 1996.

Twins and other siblings from a multiple birth

In these cases all the children will be considered together as one application. If one or more can be admitted within the published admission number the school will be allowed to go above its admission number as necessary to admit all the children, unless this would make the class too large. The government’s school admissions code makes an exception to the infant class limit in this situation.

Brothers and sisters in the same year group

Where there is only one place available in the school the children will be considered together as one application. The school will be allowed to go above its admission number as necessary to admit all the children except in cases where infant class regulations prevent this from happening. If this happens we can only legally offer one place because the government’s school admissions code makes no exception to the infant class size limit for siblings in the same year group. We will offer the parent one place for one child and a different school for the other child or children.

3. Associated Infant and Junior Schools

Infant School

Associated Junior School

Holton-Le-Clay Infants' School

Holton-Le-Clay Junior School

Lincoln St Faith's Church of England Infant School

Lincoln St Faith & St Martin Church of England Junior School

Lincoln St Peter in Eastgate Church of England Infants' School

Lincoln Westgate Academy

Lincoln Woodlands Infant and Nursery School

Lincoln Birchwood Junior School

Louth Eastfield Infants' and Nursery School

Louth Lacey Gardens Junior School