Admissions into Year 7 for September 2019 – How to Apply
For entry into Year 7, parents must complete Wiltshire Council’s secondary school admissions form, in hard copy or electronically, by 31st October 2018. On this form parents are invited to state up to three ranked preferences and, as far as possible, applicants will be offered a place at a school for which they have expressed a preference. St Laurence School’s admission limit for entry into Year 7 is 232 students. Admission into Year 7 is co-ordinated by a Transition coordinator.
Copies of the application form can be obtained from Wiltshire Council’s Admissions Team at County Hall
Please contact the Admissions Team at County Hall on 01225 713000 for further details of how to apply.
Due to significant rising trends we strongly recommend that parents place St Laurence School as their “first preference” and apply on time.
Please refer to the school’s Admission Policy for criteria applied in the event of oversubscription. Students with statements of Special Educational Needs are required to be admitted to the school named on their statement.
Year 6 Parent and Child Visits 2018 -Term 1
Year 6 children and their families are warmly invited to attend our Open Evening on Wednesday 26th September. Talks take place in the Wiltshire Music Centre on the School site at 5.00pm and 6.00pm, followed by tours of the School. Everyone is welcome and there is no need to book. In addition, we are able to offer tours of the School during the day (between 8.45am and 11am) to Year 6 children and their parents on Friday 28th September and Friday 12th October 2018. Please contact Sally Hackett, Headteacher’s PA (details below) to book a tour.
Admissions into Other Year Groups
The St Laurence School admission policy applies solely to applications for places at St Laurence School. As an Academy St Laurence School acts as its own admission authority, however the process is coordinated by the Local Authority on the School’s behalf. The Governing Body is responsible for determining the procedures and policies.
Parents who wish to apply for their child to enter the school other than in the September of Year 7 should contact the Headteacher’s PA (01225 309506) in the first instance. Please use the email link below.
Admissions Policy and Appeals Procedures
Please find below copies of St Laurence School’s admission policies. The St Laurence School Admission Policy applies solely to applications for places at St Laurence School. As an Academy St Laurence School acts as its own admissions authority. The Governing Body is responsible for determining the procedures and policies.
The admission policy of St Laurence School is, while there are adequate places, to offer a place to all applicants irrespective of gender, religion, ethnicity or country of origin, disability or academic ability. This is subject to St Laurence school being able to meet the reasonable, specific needs of the child, within the resources available.
The School participates in the Local Authority’s Fair Access Protocol.