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Information on Admissions

We encourage and welcome visits to our school if you are considering us as the school for your child. Please contact us to make an appointment.            

T: 01737 762080   E: info@stmatthews-redhill.surrey.sch.uk

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For further information regarding admission arrangements please see the Surrey County Council website:

www.surreycc.gov.uk/admissions

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Applying for a Reception Class Place

Was your child born between 1st September 2015 and 31st August 2016? If so you will need to apply for a Reception Class place for your child to enable them to start Primary School in September 2020.

Important Dates:

15th January 2020 - The deadline for submitting your Reception Class application for pupils due to start in September 2020.

16th April 2020 - Reception class places will be issued by Surrey County Council. You will be informed by post (and via email if you made an online application).

30th April 2020 - The deadline for confirming whether you wish to accept or decline the place you have been offered.

Timetable to be confirmed - Appeals

The school will consider late applicants in accordance with the procedure in the Surrey admissions booklet. This means that late applicants will be considered after those who have met the deadline. 

Applying for a Reception Place under the Church Criteria

Parents who wish to apply for a place under the church criteria (admission criteria 2 and 3 in the School’s Admission Policy) must also complete the school’s Supplementary Information Form (see forms at the bottom of the page). Once completed please return this to the School.

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For help and advice on any aspect of the Admissions Procedure please contact the school office 01737 762080.

Please see the links below for specific admission information.

Links to all documents, including our admissions policy can be found at the bottom of the page. Hard copies are available on request from the school office. 

Waiting List

If you want to join the waiting list you must register your interest with the school using our own Main School Application Form (see forms at the bottom of the page).

Appeals

If your child has not been offered a place and you wish to appeal against that decision your appeal must be lodged with the Surrey Schools Appeals Service (timetable to be confirmed).

In the first instance you should notify the school office who in turn will notify the Surrey Schools Appeals Service. Details of our 2020 Appeals Timetable and Procedures will follow in due course. 

In Year Applications (All year groups)

To apply for admission part way through the school year and to other year groups you must complete a Surrey County Council ‘In Year Application Form’ (Please visit www.surreycc.gov.uk/admissionsAND our own Main School Application Form (see form at the bottom of the page).

Nursery Applications

Usually, children are admitted to the Nursery in the September following their 3rd birthday, however if there are places available, we would consider an earlier admission.

To apply for a place in the Nursery you must apply directly to the school using the Nursery Application Form (see the form at the bottom of the page).

Please note, admission to our Nursery does not guarantee admission to our Reception class. 

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