Admissions

Arden Academy is consulting on its Admission Arrangements for 2020-21 from 20 December 2018 to 31 January 2019.  You can find a copy here:

Arden 2020-21 Admission Arrangements (Proposed Dec 2018)

We are proposing to amend the current priority 6 ‘children of staff’ as follows:

·        Currently – this priority is applicable to staff employed at Arden Academy.

·        Proposal – this priority will be applicable to staff employed by Arden Multi Academy Trust.

Please note that all other priorities remain unchanged from the current Admission Arrangements.

If you have any comments or views you should send them to Mr G Harley-Mason, Chair of Governors, at [email protected] or to Arden Academy, Station Road, Knowle, Solihull, B93 0PT by 5pm on 31 January 2019. 

 


 

All applications for school places at Arden are co-ordinated for us by Solihull Local Authority’s School Admissions Team.

Their contact details are:

email: [email protected]

Telephone: 0121 704 6693

Information is also available on their website http://www.solihull.gov.uk/admissions

 

Applications to start Arden in Year 7 – September 2019

Applications for places in Year 7 at Arden for September 2019 need to be made via Solihull Local Authority.

If you live outside Solihull you must apply to your home Local Authority even if you want to include Arden on your application. 

The closing date for applications is 31st October 2018.

 

Applications to start Arden at any other time

Please contact Solihull Local Authority’s School Admissions Team for guidance on applying for a place at Arden at any other time after the normal intake. 

Here is the link to the Local Authority’s website and where you can download the application form:  

http://www.solihull.gov.uk/admissions

If your child currently attends a school outside Solihull, you should contact that school’s Local Authority.

 

Appeals

If you are not offered a place at Arden you have the right of appeal against the decision not to allocate a place to your child.  Appeals are heard by an independent panel.  You can get an appeal form from Solihull Local Authority School Admissions on 0121 704 6693 or [email protected].

Your appeal will be heard within the following timetable:

 

Closing date for receipt of your written appeal:

Your appeal will be heard by:

Change of school (application at any time other than normal intake)

20 school days after your outcome letter

30 school days after your appeal form has been received.

Appeals are not heard during the school holidays.

 

Admission Arrangements

The admission arrangements for Arden are determined by our Governing Body. You can see our Admission Arrangements and oversubscription criteria below:

Arden Admission Arrangements 2018-2019

Arden Admission Arrangements 2019-2020