Admissions

The Oak Partnership Trust is the Admissions Authority for West Monkton CE Primary School. You can read the admissions arrangements policy above

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This will provide parents with details on how applications are considered, including over-subscription criteria and appeals. There is also information on the process for parents, and answers to common admissions questions. The window for reception class applications each year runs from September to Mid-January. Applications should be made direct to County for these places, and parents are directed to refer to the Somerset County website for confirmation on dates.

Somerset County Council Admissions also have an active Facebook page providing useful information click here, alternatively, please contact the office at West Monkton with any queries around admissions on 01823 412582.

Any in-year applications will need to be processed via the school and will be subject to the criteria outlined in the Trust admissions arrangements policy. The application form for in-year applications can be found below:
Please note – Where an application has been refused in any year group, the schools are not obliged to hold a waiting list.

Hard copy application forms are also available from the school office.

Visits to the school

For all prospective reception class children/parents we hold an open morning and open afternoon in the autumn term. For September 2020 starters, our visit times are:

Monday 21st October 2019: 9.30am - 11am

Tuesday 22nd October 2019: 1pm - 2.30pm

If you intend to come along, please contact the school office on office@wm.oak.education to confirm your attendance and we will add you to the sign in list.

If parents are wishing to apply for ‘In Year’ places (any application for a place, other than a September reception starter), please be aware that due to the high level of applications we receive, we only offer a school tour once we have confirmed if we are able to offer a place.

Consultation on admission arrangements for 2021-22

The consultation period on West Monkton Primary School’s 2021/22 admission arrangements is from 9th December 2019 until 31 January 2020.

Our proposed admission arrangements can be found below:

If you wish to comment on these arrangements please e-mail admissionsconsultation@somerset.gov.uk

A final copy of the determined admission arrangements will be displayed on the website by 28th February 2020.

After this date objections can be made to the Office of the School’s Adjudicator. For further information on how to make an objection please visit their website http://www.education.gov.uk/schoolsadjudicator/ or phone the office on 01325 735303.