Consultation on the proposed changes to admission arrangements for September 2016

Closed 22 Jan 2015

Opened 28 Nov 2014

Feedback updated 1 Nov 2017

We asked

For your views on the proposed changes to admission arrangements for Surrey’s Community and Voluntary Controlled schools for September 2016.

You said

Overall we received 70. responses to the consultation. We collated the responses and presented them to the Council’s decision-making Cabinet on 24 February 2015 so that arrangements could be decided upon. The Cabinet report can be found on the Surrey County Council website:

We did

The final determined admission arrangements for community and voluntary controlled schools for September 2016 were agreed by the full County Council on 17 March 2015 and placed on the Surrey County Council website:


Surrey County Council would like your views on:

  • proposed changes to admission arrangements for some community and voluntary controlled schools for September 2016;
  • a proposed change to the primary coordinated admissions scheme for 2016; and
  • the proposed relevant area.

The consultation on these proposals will run from Friday 28 November 2014 to Thursday 22 January 2015.

Only response forms which are fully completed with the respondent's name and address will be accepted to help eliminate multiple responses and to assess the level of local interest in each proposal.

A full summary of the changes and a copy of the proposed admission arrangements for all community and voluntary controlled schools are set out in the 'Related documents' below.

Why your views matter

The changes being proposed are as follows:

  1. Bagshot Infant School – introduction of a reciprocal sibling link with Connaught Junior School
  2. Hammond Community Junior School - introduction of a feeder link from Valley End CofE Infant and Windlesham Village Infant schools
  3. Meath Green Junior School – introduction of feeder link from Meath Green Infant School
  4. Wallace Fields Junior School – introduction of a tiered feeder link from Wallace Fields Infant School
  5. Worplesdon Primary School – introduction of admission criteria for entry to Year 3
  6. Cranleigh Primary School - removal of Year 3 PAN
  7. Own admission authority schools to be included in assessment of nearest school – introduction of a clear policy on which schools should be included
  8. Start date to primary admissions round – proposal to publish a later start to  the primary admissions round of 2 November 2015 rather than 1 September 2015
  9. Surrey’s Relevant Area - slight change to the way faith schools decide which other schools they should consult with


What happens next

Thank you for taking the time to respond to the consultation on admission arrangements for 2016. Your comments will be collated and presented to the Council's decision-making Cabinet on 24 February 2015 so arrangements for 2016 can be decided upon.



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