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Admissions Policy 2021-22

Admissions Policy 2022-23 



Admissions for september 2022

Barton Farm Primary Academy opened in in September 2020. Each year we will admit a new Year R cohort of 60 pupils until the school grows to full capacity as our cohorts move through the school. 

Applications for Year R places will open on 1st November 2021 and close on 15th January 2022. 

Places at our school are applied for via the Hampshire County Council school admissions website. The County Council will consider first all those applications received by the published deadline of midnight on 15th January 2022. Notifications to parents offering a primary or infant school place will be sent by the County Council on 19th April 2022.

For the application process, please click on the following link: Hampshire School Admissions

appeals information

Admission Appeals Timetable for Year R  (starting school in reception) in September 2022

Due to the Covid pandemic, all appeals will be held based upon written submission. This is in line with the DfE’s School Admissions (England) (Coronavirus) (Appeals Arrangements) (Amendment) Regulations 2020.

National notification date for on-time applicants   19 April 2022
Notification date for late applicants (whose applications received after 15 January and before 16 April 2021)   26 April 2022 
Deadline date for parents wishing to lodge an appeal (returning completed appeal papers to the County Council)   17 May 2022
Appeal hearings to be held   From 07 June to 16 July, inclusive

Please note

(i) Appeals lodged after 17 May 2022 will be heard during the above dates if possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged. In this situation, the time frames given above may not be achieved. Appeals lodged on or after 15 June 2021 may not be heard until the autumn term but no more than 30 school days after the appeal was lodged.

(ii) Following the lodging of an appeal, additional papers may be submitted to the Appeals Service until 23 calendar days before the hearing. Evidence admitted after this date will be considered by the panel, but this may lead to an adjournment and significant delays.

Open events for parents

We will be holding a number of events for prospective parents. Please see our Open Events Information page for further details.