School: Peartree Spring Primary School
Address: Hydean Way Stevenage Hertfordshire SG2 9GG
Telephone: 01438 233900
Age Range: 5-7
This is a foundation mixed-sex primary school. It opened in September 2014 following the amalgamation of Peartree Spring Infant and Junior Schools.
Rule 1. Children in public care: (children looked after) and children who were looked after, but ceased to be so because they were adopted (or became subject to a residence order or a special guardianship order).
Rule 2. Medical or Social: Children for whom it can be demonstrated that they have a particular medical or social need to go to the school. The school governors will determine whether the evidence provided is sufficiently compelling to meet the requirements for this rule. The evidence must relate specifically to the school applied for under Rule 2 and must clearly demonstrate why it is the only school that can meet the child’s needs.
Rule 3. Sibling: Children who have a sibling on the roll of the school or linked school at the time of application.
This applies to reception through to Year 5. In Year admissions: the sibling may be in the school’s final year as long as they will still be in attendance at the time of admission.
Rule 4. Nearest School: Children for whom it is their nearest community or voluntary controlled school or an own admitting school or academy using Hertfordshire’s admission rules.
Rule 5. Distance: Children who live nearest to the school.If your child does not qualify under Rule 4, they will be considered under Rule 5.
These rules are applied in the order they are printed above. If more children qualify under a particular rule than there are places available, a tie-break will be used by applying the next rule to those children. Where there is a need for a tie-breaker where two different addresses measure the same distance from a school, in the case of a block of flats for example the lower door number will be deemed nearest as logically this will be on the ground floor and therefore closer. If there are two identical addresses of separate applicants, the tie-break will be random.
Peartree Spring Primary School will use the same definitions and measuring system as Hertfordshire County Council.
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