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Admissions

Admissions Forms

If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admissions arrangements. A copy of our Admissions Policy is available on request. To download our admissions forms please click on the links below or email the school office for a form at: gortonoffice@vantageacademies.co.uk.

Alternatively, you can call into our Reception Office on Mount Road to collect the forms you need.

Capacity

For the academic year 2019/2020 our school capacity is as follows:

Year GroupNumber of Places
Nursery23
Reception60
Year 130

Oversubscription

The oversubscription criteria for when a school is full is:

Category 1 – children who are looked after by a local authority and children who were previously looked after by a local authority. Previously looked after children who were looked after, but ceased to be so because they were adopted (or became subject to a residence order or special guardianship order)

Category 2 – children with exceptional medical/social needs

Category 3 – children with a sibling at the school

Category 4 –  all other children

Waiting List

Waiting lists will be held in criteria order according to the oversubscription criteria. Waiting lists will not be operated on a “first come, first served” basis. The amount of time an applicant is on a waiting list will not affect their position on it.

Local Authority Admissions

You can find more information about School Admissions for September 2018 and in year transfers from Manchester LA website: