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We look forward to
welcoming your child to the Longvernal
learning family! However, places at the
school are limited, which is why we advise
parents that it is a good idea to begin
thinking about a place for their child 12 to
18 months before your child will be starting
school and to contact us then.
Children who become four
years old on or before the 31st August may
be admitted into school at the beginning of
the academic year, which begins in
September. The first step is to come and
have a look around our school during a
school day and meet the Headteacher. It is
helpful to see the children at work and
perhaps meet your child's future teachers,
if they are free.
The next step is to
fill in an admission form. These will be
available on the Council website in
September one year before your child’s
starting date and should be returned to the
LEA by the date specified.
All schools have a
standard number of children that they can
accept each year. The agreed Admissions
Number for this school is 20. In the event
that more applications are received by the
LEA for this school than the agreed
admissions number, the Admissions criteria
published in 'A Primary School for your
child in Bath and North East Somerset' would
be applied to determine who could be offered
a place and who would be refused. You can
find more information about school
admissions on the
Bath and NE Somerset Council Website.
If your application is
unsuccessful you would be told by the LEA of
your options including your right to appeal
and/or the opportunity to put your child’s
name on our waiting list.
Once you have secured
your place, your child will be invited to
participate in our induction programme.
At Longvernal, we are
very proud of our induction programme. We
aim to ensure a smooth transition to 'big
school' for your child. You will be invited
to an informative evening meeting; usually
the term before your child starts school.
Later that term, your child will enjoy a
couple of 'taster sessions' in class one and
will be invited to school on a weekly basis
to borrow literacy and project packs.
We recognise that
children's learning begins at home and in
order to foster excellent home/school
partnerships. You and your child will be
personally invited into school for an
appointment with your child’s new class
teacher. At this meeting you will be able to
share your valuable knowledge and insight
into your own child’s strengths and needs.