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Axe Valley Academy

Contact details

Address
Chard Street
Axminster
Devon
EX13 5EA see on map
Telephone
01297-32146
Fax
01297-35851
Headteacher
Mrs Laura Jenkins

Location

School details
DfE number
878/4021
School type
School sector
Type of school
Academy School
Local learning community
District
Age range
11-16
Trust details
This school is part of

Other schools in this trust

Admissions details
Contact
Mr Jon Scott
Number on roll
January 2020
590
January 2019
586 (years 7 to 11)
Places offered for admission in
September 2020
132
September 2019
113
Appeals for admission in
September 2020
September 2019
Published Admission Number
2021-22
150
2020-21
150

Document(s)

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    1. Looked after children and children who were previously looked after but immediately after being looked after became subject to adoption, a child arrangements order, or special guardianship order.

    2. Priority will next be given to children based on their exceptional medical or social needs or those of their parents.[1]

      Priority will next be given to children living within the catchment area set out in the map,[2] who are siblings of pupils on roll at this school.

      Priority will next be given to children living within the catchment area, on roll at a named linked school.

      Priority will next be given to other children living within the catchment area.

      Priority will next be given to children living outside the catchment area, who are siblings of pupils on roll at this school.

      Priority will next be given to children living outside the catchment area, on roll at a named linked school.

      Priority will next be given to children of members of staff who have been employed at this school for more than two years or recruited within the past two years to fill a vacancy for which there was a skills shortage.

      Other children.

     

     

    *Priority for children at a linked school only applies at the normal round, not for In-Year admissions.
     

    [1] To request this priority, the application must be accompanied by a completed Supplementary Information Form for Exceptional Need which will include evidence, from a medical specialist or social worker of the need and why the child must attend this school rather than any other, based on those needs. If evidence is not submitted to the with the application, exceptional need cannot be considered.

    [2] Children whose home lies on the boundary line will be considered to be in the catchment.

     
    1. Looked after children and children who were previously looked after but immediately after being looked after became subject to adoption, a child arrangements order, or special guardianship order.
    2. Priority will next be given to children based on their exceptional medical or social needs or those of their parents.
    3. Priority will next be given to children living within the catchment area set out in the map below, who are siblings of pupils on roll at this school.
    4. Priority will next be given to children living within the catchment area, on roll at a linked school, named above.*
    5. Priority will next be given to other children living within the catchment area.
    6. Priority will next be given to children living outside the catchment area, who are siblings of pupils on roll at this school.
    7. Priority will next be given to children living outside the catchment area, on roll at a linked school.
    8. Priority will next be given to children of members of staff who have been employed at this school for more than two years or recruited within the past two years to fill a vacancy for which there was a skills shortage.
    9. Other children.
  • Due to covid19 precautions, schools are not making the usual open day arrangements for this autumn. Parents should contact the school for information about visits or online resources to help in making secondary transfer preferences.
Term dates

Key:

Autumn term

Spring term

Summer term

Non pupil days

Holidays / Bank holidays

Weekend

Currently no published term dates for this school year.

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