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The Governing Body of
Chancellors School has determined admissions arrangements for September 2000 which
make provision for the selection of 10% of the places (17 pupils) to be allocated by
aptitude in music, drama and sport and a further 10% of places (17 pupils) to be allocated
for technological aptitude.
Chancellor's Admission Policy 2000
Chairman of Governors
The Admission arrangements are as follows:
The Governors offer places each September to 170 pupils.
Parents must apply direct to the School for a place for their son/daughter using the
Chancellors application form.
Where applications for admission exceed the number of places
available, the following criteria will be applied, in the order of priority set out below,
to decide which pupils to admit. It is important that parents of pupils from schools not
nominated under criterion 5 realise that criteria 1 to 4 and 6 apply to everyone,
irrespective of the primary school attended, whether in County or out of County.
- Pupils with a brother or sister currently attending the School.
- Pupils with a brother or sister who attended the School in the past.
- Pupils with a proven aptitude in Drama, Music and Sport. Supporting
evidence of standards achieved should be submitted (e.g. grades, achievement certificates,
membership of clubs etc.). Pupils admitted under this category will not receive separate
special tuition, but will be able to develop themselves by participation in the activities
available. Ten per cent of places will be allocated annually to this category. Equal
weighting will be given to aptitude in each of the three areas.
- Pupils with a technological aptitude (e.g. skills In computing,
design, mathematics, science, etc.). Applicants under this category will have to supply
supporting evidence of their interests, progress and achievement in technology. Ten per
cent of places will be allocated annually to this category.
- Pupils attending the following primary schools:
Any remaining places will be allocated by proximity to the School in
a straight line from each applicants home to the main entrance of the School.
||St. Giles, S.Mimms
||St. Marys, N.Mymms
||St. Philip Howard
a) A copy of a Year 5 school report must be enclosed with the form. Parents are
advised to enclose a letter with the form supporting their application. Where application
is made under criteria 3 and 4 supporting evidence of aptitude must be submitted.
b) In the case of over-subscription under criterion 5. places will be allocated to
all listed schools with applicants, in proportion to demand. Within each primary
schools application. proximity to Chancellors, in a straight line form each
applicants home to the main entrance of Chancellors, will be used to decide
Parents of children of primary school age and who are living within three miles of the
school may refer any objections about these selection arrangements (criteria 3 and 4) to
the office of the Schools Adjudicator, 3rd floor, Vincent House, 2 Woodland Road
Darlington. DL3 7PJ. Further information may be obtained from Chancellors School on
01707-650702. Objections must be lodged within 6 weeks of the date of publication.
Chairman of Governors
June 17, 1999
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