Admissions

If you would like your child to attend our school, please see details of our admission arrangements below:
 
School admission policy : 2017/18 (Agreed)

Children born between1 September 2010 - 31 August 2011 will be offered a full time place in a reception class from September 2015. Infant schools are for 4+ to 7 year olds and primary schools are for 4+ to 11 year olds . Yaxham School is a Voluntary aided schools. The governing body decides the religious education syllabus but it must be in accordance with the trust deed of the school. The governing body also has additional powers and responsibilities for the appointment of staff, admission of pupils and the upkeep and improvement of buildings. Admissions to voluntary aided schools are coordinated by the local authority and the governing body must use their published admission rules to prioritise applications.
 
Criteria for selection:

Should there be more children apply for a place than there are places then the criteria for the offer of places is as follows -
  1. Children with a statement of special needs where Yaxham School is the school named in that statement.
  2. Children who are in public care .
  3. Children who live in Yaxham or Whinburgh.
  4. Children who have brothers and sisters in the school.
  5. Children whose parents are members of a local church and desire a church school education for their children and can provide a written statement from their minister.
  6. If all children within any of the above rules cannot be offered a place, the highest priority will be given to children living nearest to the school within that rule. To determine who lives nearest, distance will be measured on a straight line crow fly basis, using Ordnance Survey data.
If you are unsuccessful in securing a place at our school you can appeal the decision.  Detailed information on the appeal process can be found on Norfolk County Council's schools website: