Hertsmere Jewish Primary School (VA)

School: Hertsmere Jewish Primary School (VA)
Type: Voluntary_Aided(Faith)
Address: Watling Street Radlett Hertfordshire WD7 7LQ
Telephone: 01923 855857
Email: admin@hjps.herts.sch.uk
Age Range: 3-11

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Admission rules for Hertsmere Jewish Primary School (VA)

This is a voluntary aided mixed-sex primary school.

The school will admit 60 children to the Reception Class each September. The Governors will first admit:

a) Any child with a statement of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) that names the school and any child with an Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plan that names the school (in compliance with Section 324 of the Education Act 1996) ; and

b) Children looked after and children previously looked after with a completed CRP.

In the event of the school being oversubscribed, the Governors will apply the following criteria in order of priority as laid out below:

Category A: Children who have submitted both:

(i) A correctly completed application form to the child’s home Local Authority under the Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme

and

(ii) The School’s Certificate of Religious Practice and who are entitled to be treated as priority applicants having obtained at least 4 points in accordance with that Certificate.

Category B:

(i) Children who have  not submitted a completed Certificate of Religious Practice’

(ii) Not obtained at least 4 points in accordance with that Certificate.

In the event of over-subscription within each of the above categories, places will be offered in accordance with the following further criteria in turn:

1. Children in Category A who are siblings of pupils who will be attending Hertsmere Jewish Primary School at the time such sibling enters the school. For these purposes, “siblings” shall include half-siblings, step-siblings and adopted siblings living at the same address.

2. Children in Category A who are children of HJPS staff. For these purposes, “children” shall include step-children and adopted children and “HJPS staff” means anyone working at HJPS in a paid capacity whether full-time or part time for a continuous period of 4 years up to the date of admission and who at the date of admission has not served notice of an intention to cease working at HJPS and for the avoidance of doubt any child under this category must be living at the same residential address as the HJPS staff.

3. Children in Category A with a residential address in Hertfordshire in the following proportions:

(a)    Not more than 40% of places available under this paragraph shall be offered to children living at addresses in Borehamwood having a WD6 postcode;

(b)   Not more than 15% of such places shall be offered to children living at addresses in Elstree having a WD6 postcode;

(c)    not more than 20% of such places will be offered to children living at addresses having a WD23 postcode;

(d)   not more than 10% of such places will be offered to children living at addresses in Radlett having a WD7 postcode;

(e)   not more than 10% of such places will be offered to children living at addresses in Shenley having a WD7 postcode; and

(f)     not more than 5% of such places will be offered to children living at addresses with any other WD postcode or any of the following postcodes: AL, EN6, EN7, EN8, EN10, EN11, HP1 to HP5, HP23, LU2, SG1 to SG14.  

Any fractions produced by the above criteria shall be rounded down to the nearest whole number.

4. Any remaining applicants within category A.

5. Children in Category B.

6. In the event of over-subscription within any of the above criteria, proximity to the school of the child’s residential address, as measured by the Local Authority according to the procedure set out in the Notes in the full policy, will be the determining factor.

Twins and multiple births

Twins and children from multiple births will be admitted when one of the siblings is the 60th child.

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