Welcome to Gaddesby Primary School…
Gaddesby Primary School is a caring, supportive and responsive school which aims to meet the needs of all the children. It has as its goal the provision of an excellent all-round education, which identifies and develops the potential of each child.
We aim to create a fun, exciting learning environment so all of the children may emerge as able, positive and caring members of society.
We offer childcare before and after school to ensure we cater for the needs of all our families. Our Kids Club (GSC Ltd) also offers childcare facilities during the holidays.
Should you have any queries please contact me via the school office.
Mr Leigh Fox
Head of School
Our school aims
At Gaddesby Primary School, together we…
- know what learning is. We challenge ourselves, set high standards and embrace creative minds.
- develop flexibility for future learning and have high aspirations for the future.
- respect the environment and the diversity of local and global communities.
- nurture self-esteem, resilience and respect for oneself and others.
ADMISSIONS - September 2016
Date of admission for Gaddesby Primary School is from the September immediately following a child’s fourth birthday i.e. all children who have turned 4 before the end 31st August.
Before applying parents are encouraged to arrange to visit the school after which the parent should complete the Local Authority’s online Common Application Form (paper forms are available on request).
Parents must apply to their home local authority for a school place. The best way to apply is by applying online through Leicestershire County Council’s website. All requests received by the relevant closing date (15th January 2016) will be considered first and in accordance with the approved priority criteria. All late applications receive the lowest priority. The Local Authority that you live in will confirm places from the national offer date 18th April to pupils.
Children's entitlements are as follows:
~ Entitlement to a place in the catchment area school (dependent on the parent applying at the appropriate time, or on compliance with infant class size regulations);
~ Entitlement to a place in a preferred school if there is room;
~ Entitlement to be considered according to the same priority criteria as other children where the preferred school is oversubscribed.
All mid-term transfer requests (in-catchment included) will be co-ordinated through the School Admissions Service for approval before admission takes place.
If there are too many requests, priority will be given to children in the appropriate age- range, whose parents applied on time, in the following order :-
Children who are in public care and those children who were
previously looked after children
Pupils who live in the catchment area.
Pupils who will have an older brother or sister attending the same
school at the same time
Pupils who have a serious medical condition or exceptional social or domestic needs that make it essential they attend the school requested. (Professional documentation confirming the situation must be submitted with the application.)
Pupils who will have attended a feeder school for at least two years
before the time of transfer.
Pupils living nearest to the school measured in a straight line
distance (home to school front gate)
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