School admissions arrangements consultations

School admissions arrangements consultations

The School Admissions Code 2021 states that admissions authorities must consult on their admissions arrangements once every 7 years or if there are any proposed changes. These consultations are your opportunity to have your say about whether the policies are fair.

Current consultations

Gosforth Park First School

Consultation opens: 5 October 2021

Consultation closes: 23 November 2021

To respond to the consultation, contact: or write to the Governing Body at:  The Governing Body, Gosforth Park First School, Granville Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 5JQ

Details of the consultation:

The Governing Body of Gosforth Park First School is consulting on changes to their admission arrangements for the academic year 2023/24. The key changes proposed are additions to the allocation criteria: 

Priority will be given in the oversubscription criteria to children of staff in both of the following circumstances:

a) Where the member of staff has been employed at the school for two or more years at the time at which the application for admission to the school is made and;

b) The member of staff is recruited to fill a vacant post for which there is a demonstrable skill shortage.

Full details can be found on the school website: Gosforth Park proposed admissions policy 2023/24

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