Date of Birth:
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Male / Female:
Parent / Carer Name:
If you are moving house please tell us your new address:
Date of move:
Once we have allocated a place at a school, your child must start within four school weeks.
If they do not you will have to re-apply. Please bear this in mind if you are in the process of moving house.
Does your child have a statement of special educational needs or Education Health and Care Plan?
Is your child looked after?
If Yes, which local authority:
Name of social worker:
Was your child previously looked after?
If yes, you will need to provide evidence to support this.
Please submit the evidence to the contact details at the bottom of the form.
Please select the evidence you will be providing
Adoption OrderResidence OrderSpecial Guardianship Order
Is your relocation due to a new posting?
Date of new posting:
If yes, you will need to provide a letter from your commanding officer to confirm this. Please send this to the contact details at the bottom of the form.
Date last attended:
Has your child ever been permanently excluded?
If yes, please give date(s):
What are your main reasons for applying for transfer? (please tick relevant box(es))
Change Of AddressChilds current school suggested this transferPersonal ReasonsOther Reasons
Have you asked your child's current school to complete the 'Current School Information' form? (this form is available on the Council's 'Moving schools' page. Failure to complete this form may delay your application)
It is essential that parents notify the Head Teacher of the child's current school. In order to ensure that a transfer can be processed more smoothly, it will be necessary to contact your child's current school for further information
It is essential that my children attend the same school
NOTE: If you tick the box, we will offer you the highest preference school where all of your children can be
admitted. If none of your preferences can offer all of your children a place, we will try to offer another school
with places for all. If you do not tick the box we will offer places according to your preferences which may
mean your children have to attend different schools.
For Year 10 and 11 pupils only: Moving schools in Key Stage 4 (years 10 and 11) is difficult as
schools offer different curriculum. Have you approached any of the schools that you have requested to
satisfy yourself that your child’s option subjects can be accommodated?
Reason for preference:
If you have a sibling at this school / applying for this school, please give details:
The information provided on this form will be processed in accordance with the Local Authority’s School Admissions and Appeals Service Privacy Notice.
Information will be treated as confidential and will be used only for the purpose of processing your child’s application for a school place in accordance with the School Admissions Code 2014.
The Privacy Notice is in line with our duties as set out in the Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR. The legislation gives rights to those individuals whose data is held.
A copy of the full Privacy Notice is available by following this link – School Admissions and Appeals Service Privacy Notice.
By submitting your application you are declaring that you have read and understood the terms of the notice.
I confirm that I have Parental Responsibility and/or care of the child, and that the child lives with me.
My relationship to the child is:
Name of applicant:
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Telephone: 01942 489013
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