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ADMISSIONS PROCESS

 

Roselands is a member of the Riviera Education Trust which is the admissions authority responsible for the admissions policies and decisions on applications for admission. We have an admissions policy for each academic year. They are written to comply with the School Admissions Code and School Admissions Appeals Code. We take part in the co-ordinated admissions schemes of Devon County Council.

 

Come and visit us

If you are interested in your child attending our school, you are welcome to come in and visit us. You can arrange a visit on 01803 525375 or by emailing roselandsadmin@rivieraet.co.uk.  Mrs Cottee or Mrs O'Shea will be able to discuss admission with you.

 

Applying to come here

Once you decide you would like a place in Reception or at any other time after this, you must make a formal application. You can do this by applying to the Local Authority and not direct to the school. 

 

For the Normal Round intake into school, children are offered places to start in Reception at the beginning of the September term after their fourth birthday. Children who are admitted to a vacancy at any time after this point are called 'In-Year' Admissions.

 

The Local Authority

Torbay Council publishes information about admissions and its own policies to support the admissions application and appeals process. This is at https://www.torbay.gov.uk/schools-and-learning/admissions/

 

Applications can be made online at https://www.torbay.gov.uk/schools-and-learning/admissions/primary-place-2020/

 

The appeals process is detailed at www.devon.gov.uk/school-appeals

 

For questions about your child joining the school or just about the admissions process in general, please don’t hesitate to contact the school direct or contact Torbay on 01803 208908 or by email to pupil.services@torbay.gov.uk 

 

You can also contact the Devon School Admissions Service on 0345 155 1019 or by email to admissions@devon.gov.uk

 

Our Admissions Policies

You can find our admissions policies below - we review the school policy annually and may make changes if we feel this would be in the best interests of the school and our community.

 

Each academic year has its own policy document, with details about how to apply for a place in school from the start of Reception through to Year 6.

The Admissions Appeals Timetable 2022

Appeals at the normal round of admissions to Reception will be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals on 13 May 2022. Where the application was not made in time for a decision to be made on 15 April 2022, they will be heard within that 40-day period or, if that is not possible, within 30 days of the appeal being lodged. In-year admission appeals must be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

School admissions policy

This is our determined policy. If you have any comments regarding the policy, you can contact us at the school or schoolsadmissionpolicy-mailbox@devon.gov.uk.  

  


 

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