Useful Information about Admissions.
Children who will be starting school for the first time.
– Parents should complete and submit the online application form by 15th January 2023.
– Parents will be given the name of the school at which their child has been allocated a place by email by the 30th April 2023.
– Parents who wish to discuss the possibility of their child joining The Sydney Russell Primary Department should contact Mr I. Barton.
Children who will be 11 years old and will be transferring to Secondary School in September 2023.
– Children attending the Sydney Russell Primary Department will automatically transfer to the senior school and will not have to apply for a place.
– Parents whose children attend other primary schools should complete and submit the online application form by 31st October 2022.
– Parents will be given the name of the school at which their child has been allocated a place by 1st March 2023.
– Parents who wish to discuss the transition from Primary to Secondary School should contact Mr D. Carlin.
Children currently at Secondary School who wish to transfer to Sydney Russell School.
– Sydney Russell is an over-subscribed school but occasionally places become available, if a family moves out of the area for example.
– Parents who would like their children to transfer to Sydney Russell School, should contact the Borough Admissions Department and ask to be put on the waiting list. They will be informed what to do if a place becomes available.
– Parents who wish to discuss the possibility of transferring their children to The Sydney Russell School should contact Mr R. Hill at the school.
– All applications should be made online.
– Parents whose application for a place for their child at The Sydney Russell School is not successful can appeal to the local authority.
– Parents who wish to appeal against the decision should complete the online form by end of May 2023, but are advised to appeal as soon as possible.
The official Open Evening for parents whose children will be transferring to Secondary School in September 2022 is taking place this Monday 19th September 2022 but with restrictions due to government guidelines at this moment in time.
There will be a booking system in place for parents to attend the open evening, followed by online resources which you will be able to follow up via admissions process.
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