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Parents called to have their say on school admission arrangements

Tuesday, January 20, 2015


Parents living across the whole of Stockton Borough are being reminded that they have until 13 February 2015 to share their views on proposed school admission arrangements.

The views of parents across the Borough are being sought on:

  • Changes to the School Admissions Code
  • The proposed scheme for co-ordinating admission arrangements and timetable for the school year 2016/17
  • The proposed admission numbers for Primary and Secondary schools for September 2016
  • The proposed admission zone changes to primary schools in Ingleby Barwick
  • The proposed admission zone arrangements for secondary schools in the South of the Borough
  • The proposed Admission Policy for 2016/17

Stockton Council has drawn up the proposals following a Scrutiny Review by the Council’s Children and Young People Select Committee.

To view the full consultation report visit: www.stockton.gov.uk/schooladmissionconsultation

Views and comments on the consultation document can be fed back in writing to School Admissions, Stockton Borough Council, Municipal Buildings, Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1XE or by email to [email protected]

Meanwhile, parents living in Ingleby Barwick are being invited to find out more about proposed changes to school admission arrangements.

Two public meetings are being held as part of an on-going Borough-wide consultation about proposed school admission arrangements for community and voluntary controlled schools for 2016-17.

The meetings will take place at Barley Fields Primary School on Lamb Lane in Ingleby Barwick on:

  • Wednesday 21 January 2015, from 6pm to 7pm
  • Monday 26 January 2015, from 6pm to 7pm

Councillor Ann McCoy, Stockton Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Young People, said: “We are really interested to know what people think and these meetings will give the parents and carers of children living in Ingleby Barwick the opportunity to raise any issues or concerns and discuss the proposals with Council officers.”

Anyone wishing to attend either of the meetings should contact the School Admissions Section on 01642 526605 or [email protected]

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