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ADMISSIONS FOR RECEPTION

SEPTEMBER 2022 ENTRY

(for children born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018)

Tuesday 19 April is National Offer Day for Reception places for September 2022. Families will be notified by their home Local Authority of the offer of a school place on the day. Please see the London Borough of Lambeth’s Admissions page linked HERE for more information. Residents of other boroughs should visit their own Local Authority’s website for details.

On Wednesday 20 April, Dunraven School will write, by email, to those applicants who applied to the school who have either:

a)    been offered a place at Dunraven School, or

b)    have not been offered a place and have not been offered a school listed as a higher preference on their Common Application Form

Dunraven School will not write to families who have been offered a school listed as a higher preference on their Common Application Form.

In line with Local Authority guidelines, Dunraven Admissions Office will not be able to communicate with families about offers until you have received correspondence from the Local Authority and from Dunraven School. The correspondence contains information about accepting offers and, for those not offered a place, about the waiting list and appeals. Please wait until you have received this information before contacting us with any queries.

For information about how offers have been made for Reception for September 2022 and for previous years, please see the document linked below:

Reception Offers Information

Late applications may still be submitted. Please refer to our Admissions Policy for information about the process.

If you are applying for an out-of-year group place, you must notify the school in writing by email to admissions@dunraven.det.org.uk.

The London Borough of Lambeth’s Admissions page is linked HERE

 

Virtual Tour

Please click the link below for a virtual tour of our Primary site. Ms Christian, Head of Primary is waiting to welcome you to Dunraven School.

Virtual Tour

 

KEY DATES

Please note the following key dates in the application process for Reception 2022 entry:

September 2021: Prospectus and admissions information available from the school and the website and applications open

Saturday 15 January 2022: Deadline for submission of the Common Application Form (CAF) to your home Local Authority

February 2022: Governors’ Admissions Committee review applications received under the Medical/Social Reasons criterion

Tuesday 19 April 2022: National Offer Day. Local Authorities will notify families of the offer of a school place.

Wednesday 20 April 2022: Dunraven School will write directly to applicants who have a) been offered a place at the school or b) have not been offered a place and have not been offered a school of a higher preference on their Common Application Form.

w/b 25 April 2022: Waiting list information available to families upon request

Appeal packs available for those who wish to consider appealing the decision not to offer a school place

Wednesday 4 May 2022: Deadline for return of acceptances to Dunraven School and the Local Authority

May 2022*: Second round offers made for any places not accepted in the first round of offers

Friday 20 May 2022: Deadline for return of appeal forms

w/b 4 July 2022*: Appeals heard

*exact dates to be confirmed

 

APPEALS

You will receive notification of the date and time of your appeal hearing at least 14 calendar days before your appeal hearing. Any additional evidence you wish the panel to consider must be submitted at least 10 calendar days before your appeal hearing. The clerk will send the appeal papers to you and the panel at least 7 calendar days before your appeal hearing. You will receive written notification of the outcome of your appeal within 7 calendar days of your appeal hearing, wherever possible.

Appeals for late applications should be lodged within 35 calendar days of the date of notification that the application was unsuccessful and will be heard as soon as is reasonably practicable. Appeals lodged after the appropriate deadline will be heard as soon as is reasonably practicable.

 

For any questions, please contact the Admissions Office by email: admissions@dunraven.det.org.uk.

The Admissions Policy, Primary Brochure, Prospectus and Previous Offers Information are available using the links below.

Admissions Policy for 2022 Entry

Primary Brochure 2022 Entry

Prospectus

Previous Offers Information


ADMISSIONS FOR 2023 ENTRY

Please follow the link below to view the admissions policy and information regarding applications for September 2023 entry.

Admissions for 2023 Entry


In-Year Admissions

Applications for Current Reception - Year 6

Applications are now open for In-Year places for current Reception to Year 6 for the 2021-22 academic year.

The Application Form, Admissions Policy and Frequently Asked Questions are available using the links below.

Applications made in the 2020-21 academic year do not carry forward into the 2021-22 academic year. If you have applied previously and have not yet been offered a place, you will need to submit a new In-Year application form. For any questions, please contact the Admissions Office by email to admissions@dunraven.det.org.uk.

This form is NOT for Reception applications for 2022 entry. For Reception for 2022 entry, please see the relevant admissions section above.

In-Year Application Form
Frequently Asked Questions
Admissions Policy for 2021-22

 

APPEALS

Appeals for In-Year applications should be lodged within 35 calendar days of the date of notification that the application was unsuccessful and will be heard as soon as is reasonably practicable. Appeals lodged after the appropriate deadline will be heard as soon as is reasonably practicable.

You will receive notification of the date and time of your appeal hearing at least 14 calendar days before your appeal hearing. Any additional evidence you wish the panel to consider must be submitted at least 10 calendar days before your appeal hearing. The clerk will send the appeal papers to you and the panel at least 7 calendar days before your appeal hearing. You will receive written notification of the outcome of your appeal within 7 calendar days of your appeal hearing, wherever possible.