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Primary school admissions

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Page contents Primary school admissions Information following National Offer Day South Gloucestershire admission authority schools Academies and voluntary aided schools  Further information Primary schools admissions If your child was born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020, you must apply for them to start…

Education other than at school (EOTAS)

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Alternative provision or ‘Education Other Than at School (EOTAS)’ is arranged by local authorities for children who are unable to attend mainstream school for reasons such as exclusion, medical conditions or significant mental health needs. Page contents: Local authority education other than at school   Education in hospital Alternative provision Local authority education other than at school  …

Fair Access Protocol

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All local authorities must have a Fair Access Protocol, agreed with the majority of schools in its area, which aims to ensure that children who have not been able to secure a school place during the school year are offered a place at a suitable school…

Fixed penalty notices

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Page contents: Parental responsibilities Penalty Notices When a Penalty Notice might be issued What you can do to avoid receiving a Penalty Notice The cost of a Penalty Notice Is there an appeals process? What happens if you do not pay Further information and advice…

Transition planning between education settings for children with SEN and disabilities

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The term ‘education transition’ can be used to describe any changes for your child with special education needs and disability as they are moving into, within, between and out of educational settings. The key educational transition stages are: starting early years The move from: early…

Home education

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Education is compulsory whereas attending school is not.  Although most parents choose to send their children to school, some will educate their children at home.  This is called Elective Home Education. Page contents: Elective Home Education (EHE) What to consider before deciding to home educate…

Find secondary schools

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Choosing a secondary school is an important decision that you and your child will have to make.  Before you decide on choosing a school arrange to visit your local secondary schools to get a feel for their ethos and their values.  During the autumn term,…

School clothing grants

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If you need help with the cost of essential school clothing we have the following support available. School clothing grant To receive a school clothing grant you must be in receipt of: Child Tax Credit, provided you are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and…