Determined Admission Arrangements 2021-2022
PLEASE NOTE: Our Application to Vary our 2021/22 Admission arrangements has been approved by the Regional Schools Commissioner.
Due to the temporary closure of Churches and other places of worship during the Covid19 Lockdown, (which has impacted on our normal process for verifying church attendance/faith commitment as specified in our admission arrangements), the SNMAT Trust (as our admissions authority) has applied for a variation to our 2021/22 admission arrangements. We have received confirmation that the proposed variation has been approved by the Regional School Commissioner. Please see below our revised 2021-22 admission arrangements and Supplementary Information Form.
Right of Appeal
Under the terms of the School Admissions Appeals Code 2012, if you apply for and are refused a place at St Mary Magdalene C of E Primary School you have the right to appeal.
Admission Appeals at SNMAT academies are managed by Nottinghamshire County Council Appeals Team, who provide an independent appeals process. If you decide that you wish to proceed with an appeal, you should within 20 school days of the date of the refusal letter complete the online form on Nottinghamshire County Council's website:-
For parents/carers who are unable to use the online form, a printed form can requested from NCC's customer contact centre – 0300 500 80 80.
Appeals at SNMAT academies will be heard by an Independent Appeals Panel in accordance with the School Admissions Code 2014, The School Admissions Appeals Code 2012 and Part 3 of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998.
Impact of Coronavirus on SNMAT Admission Appeals
Given the situation relating to the current Coronavirus epidemic and the fast moving changes relating to Government advice on public health, the SNMAT, as an Own Admissions Authority, has taken the difficult decision to suspend its admissions appeals, for the foreseeable future, pending further guidance from the Department for Education. This decision has been taken for the protection of all parties involved in the appeal hearing.
Nottinghamshire County Council who administer SNMATs admissions appeals has confirmed they are still taking appeals from parents and logging them as normal, so if you wish to register an appeal for an SNMAT partner academy, please go to NCC’s website and complete the online appeals form:-
Please find below the school’s admission arrangements which explain:
- the process you need to follow to apply for a place at this school
- arrangements for selecting the pupils who apply
- our over-subscription criteria (how we offer places if there are more applicants than places).
For in-year admission requests, we use the Nottinghamshire County Council Co-ordinated Scheme for requests to join this school. in such cases, please refer to their website using the link below.