Admissions

Admissions Forms

If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admissions arrangements below. A copy of our Admissions Policy is available on request.

Please note all Reception places are only offered by Manchester City Council. To apply for a September 2024 place, please visit: School admissions | Manchester City Council.

The application form for in-year transfers only for Reception to Year 5 can be found below. Please complete and send to gortonoffice@vantageacademies.co.uk.

 

Capacity

For the academic year 2023/24 our school capacity is as follows:

Year GroupNumber of Places
Nursery36
Reception60
Year 160
Year 260
Year 360
Year 460
Year 530

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 2023 and in year transfers from Manchester LA website:


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