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Trinity Primary and Nursery School is a Church of England voluntary aided ("VA") maintained school. As such, the admissions authority for the school is the governing body.
 

The school is a community school in the widest sense; it is open, welcoming and nurturing to pupils of all faiths and no faith. Faith will play no part on the admissions process, even if the school is oversubscribed. Our Admissions Policy (see below towards the bottom of this page) sets out how we will consider applications including the criteria for selection and over subscription. 

 

The school follows the admissions procedures set by Devon County Council, and you must apply via the Devon County Council admissions procedures.
 

Reception entry only (known as 'normal round entry' admissions) normally opens in November and closes mid January. You can select three schools and will normally find out which school you have been allocated in April. 

 

To join the school after Reception (even at the beginning of the school year), you should follow the 'in year' admissions guidance from Devon County Council. However, please note that for the 2020-21 school year, the school will only operate reception to year 3 classes. 

Visit Devon County Council - In year Admissions for further information. 

Applying for a place in Reception - September 2022

 

If your child was born between 01st September 2017 and 31st August 2018 you will need to apply for their school place in November 2021. As dates and information are confirmed we will update this page. 

 

Choosing the right school for your child is an important decision. Covid-19 restrictions permitting we will be holding some open visits for prospective September 2022 families - details of how to book will be updated here after the summer break. 

Visit Us!

We are pleased to advise that we will be holding in person open visits again this year for our September 2022 admissions.

 

To book onto a visit please email briony.rakestrow@trinityprimaryexeter.co.uk with your choice of session:

 

  • Tuesday 02nd November - 3.45pm-4.45pm - available 
  • Friday 05th November - 9.30am-10.30am - 6 spaces available 
  • Thursday 11th November - 9.30am-10.30am - limited spaces available 
  • Monday 15th November - 3.45pm-4.45pm -  available
  • Friday 19th November - 9.30am-10.30am - limited spaces available 
  • Tuesday 23rd November - 3.45pm-4.45pm - available

 

For the 9.30am sessions, as the school is operational at these times we would request that children do not attend to prevent disruption to the school day. 

 

We are really looking forward to meeting you.

 

 

 

 

To view the Local Authority procedures for admissions, please click on the links below:

The Local Authority

 

Devon County Council publishes information about admissions and it's own policies to support the admissions application and appeals process. This is at www.devon.gov.uk/admissions.

 

Applications can be made online at www.devon.gov.uk/admissionsonline or by using the forms available at http://devon.cc/applicationforms .

 

The appeals process is detailed at www.devon.gov.uk/school-appeals 

 

For questions about your child joining the school or just about the admissions process in general, please don't hesitate to contact the school direct or contact Devon School Admissions Service on 0345 155 1019 or by email to admissions@devon.gov.uk.

To view Trinity Primary School admission policies, please click on the links below:

Admissions Policy 2022-23

School admissions policy 2022-23

We have consulted on the admissions policy between 1 November 2020 and 8 January 2021. If you have any comments regarding the policy we propose, you can contact us at the school or schoolsadmissionpolicy-mailbox@devon.gov.uk.  

After the consultation, we determined the policy at a meeting held on 10th February 2021.

  

Objections can be made up to 15 May 2021 to the Office of the Schools' Adjudicator.

Appeals 

 

The Admissions Appeals Timetable 2021

 

The School Admissions (England) (Coronavirus) (Appeals Arrangements) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 apply to appeals that are submitted by parents on or before 31 January 2021. They amend the timescales and processes referred to in our admissions arrangements.

 

Appeals will not be heard at a face to face meeting. They will be heard by remote access – by video or telephone conference. Where it is not possible for a parent to take part by remote access, the appeal panel may make its decision based on the written information that is submitted. 

 

A new deadline for appeals will be at least 28 calendar days from the date of the refusal to admit. Appeals will be heard as soon as possible after they are submitted with parents given at least 14 days’ written notice of an appeal hearing. Parents may not submit additional evidence on the day of the appeal. 

 

 

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