Witham St Hughs Academy’s policy for admissions is summarised below:
In accordance with relevant legislation, the allocation of children with an EHCP where the school is named on the plan, will take first place
When the Academy is over-subscribed, places will be allocated according to the following criteria:
1. The child is in the care of the local authority (LAC) or has previously been in care (PLAC)
2. There is a sibling on roll at the academy at the time of application
3. A child whose parent is a member of staff and has been employed at the Academy for two or more years at the time at which the application for admission to the Academy is made
4. Access to the school. The following will be taken into consideration in the order below:
i. Whether this is the school closest to the home address
ii. The distance from home to school in a straight line. The distance is measured electronically by the LA from the Post Office address point of the home to the post office address point of the Academy.
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