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Admissions Information

The Dunraven Educational Trust (DET) is the admissions authority for The Elmgreen School. The DET was established in 2016 and The Elmgreen School joined the DET on 1 September 2021. Prior to this The Elmgreen School was part of The Great North Wood Education Trust. There are no changes for admission in September 2022. For admission for entry to Year 7, please apply via Lambeth’s Common Application Form, which can be accessed via the Lambeth website. For sixth form, please apply through The Elmgreen School online application form via the website. Applications for In-Year admissions should be made directly to the school; more information is available below. The admissions criteria in the event of oversubscription are:

  • Looked After Children
  • Siblings
  • Children with Exceptional Medical or Social Needs
  • Children of staff at the school
  • Distance

Admissions Policy for 2022 entry (and In-Year for 2021-22)


ADMISSIONS FOR YEAR 7

SEPTEMBER 2022 ENTRY

(for children born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011)

Tuesday 1 March is National Offer Day for Year 7 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 2 March, The Elmgreen School will write to those applicants who have been offered a place at the school.

For information about how offers have been made for Year 7 for September 2022, please see the document linked below:

Year 7 Offers Information

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

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

 

KEY DATES

Please note the following key dates in the application process for Year 7 2022 entry:

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

Sunday 31 October 2021: Deadline for submission of the Common Application Form (CAF) to your home Local Authority

Tuesday 1 March 2022: National Offer Day. Local Authorities will notify families of the offer of a school place.

Wednesday 2 March 2022: The Elmgreen School will write directly to applicants who have been offered a place at the school

w/b 7 March 2022: Appeal packs available for those who wish to consider appealing the decision not to offer a school place (direct from The Elmgreen School)

Tuesday 15 March 2022: Deadline for responses to offers to the Local Authority

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

Friday 22 April 2022: Deadline for return of appeal forms (direct to The Elmgreen School)

w/b 13 June 2022*: Appeals heard

*exact dates to be confirmed

 

APPEALS

Appeal forms should be requested from and submitted to The Elmgreen School directly.

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@the-elmgreen-school.org.uk.

The Admissions Policy is available using the link below: 

Admissions Policy for 2022 entry


IN-YEAR ADMISSIONS

APPLICATIONS FOR CURRENT YEAR 7 - YEAR 11

Applications are now open for In-Year places for current Years 7 to 11 for the 2021-22 academic year.

The Application Form is available from the school office. The 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@the-elmgreen-school.org.uk.


This form is NOT for Year 7 applications for 2022 entry. For Year 7 for 2022 entry, please see the relevant admissions section above.

Frequently Asked Questions

Admissions Policy for 2021-22

 

APPEALS

Appeal forms should be requested from and submitted to The Elmgreen School directly. 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.


ADMISSIONS FOR 2023 ENTRY

The admissions policy for September 2023 entry has been published and is available below.

Further details regarding applications for September 2023 entry will be published in the summer.

For any questions, please contact: admissions@the-elmgreen-school.org.uk.

Admissions Policy for 2023 Entry