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Barley and Barkway (VA) Church of England First Schools Federation

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Applying for a place at Barley Barkway (VA) First Schools Federation for September 2021

 

We welcome applications from parents to our school for September 2021.  We offer 15 hours morning provision in Nursery in our Early Years Foundation (EYFS) class and a further 15 hours in the afternoon within the Preschool which is based in our premises.  Please do come and visit us and download the form to apply for a place in September 2021.  Unlike applications from other school years, applications for the Nursery are made direct to our Barkway Office at office@barleybarkway.herts.sch.uk.
 

Reception and other year groups

Applications are managed by county through the electronic 'Admissions Application Process'  (please see the Admissions on Herts Direct link below).
Even if your child is in our Nursery class, an application has to be made for a Reception place.
Please follow the county admissions link which will give you more information and the dates and deadlines for making applications.

 

2 November 2020 - you can apply for a primary school place to start in September 2021.

15 January 2021 is the deadline for on time applications. 

 

We offer 30 hours child care in partnership with Barkway Preschool.

 

Admissions Criteria

Places are offered using the following criteria applied in order.

CATEGORY 1                            

The highest priority will be given to children who were

looked after, but ceased to be so because they were

adopted, or became subject to a child arrangements order

or a special guardianship order.

CATEGORY 4

Children of parents or carers who reside at any address

that is within the Parish of Barley or Barkway (in red on

the following website www.achurchnearyou.com when

entering your post code).

CATEGORY 2

Children previously from abroad who were cared for by

the state because he or she would otherwise not have

been cared for adequately and subsequently adopted.

Applications will be considered under this rule and

accepted if the child’s previously looked after status

and adoption is confirmed.

CATEGORY 5

Children of parents or carers outside the Parish of Barley

or Barkway who have siblings at either of the two

schools in the Barley Barkway Federation at the time

of admission.

CATEGORY 3

Children of parents or carers who reside at any address that is

within the Parish of Barley or Barkway (in red on the following

website www.achurchnearyou.com when entering your post

code) with a sibling at Barley Barkway Federation at the time

of admission.

CATEGORY 6

Any other children.

 

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