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Yeo Valley Primary School

Contact details

Address
Derby Road
Barnstaple
Devon
EX32 7HB see on map
Telephone
01271-375429
Fax
01271-325214
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Jonathan Bishop
SENCO
Mr Green

Location

School details

DfE number
878/2091
School type
School sector
Type of school
Academy School
Local learning community
District
Age range
2-11

Admissions details

Contact
Graham Newbury
Feeder school(s)
Number on roll
January 2020
179
January 2021
174
Places offered for admission in
September 2020
23
September 2021
24
Appeals for admission in
September 2020
September 2021
Published Admission Number
2021-22
30
2022-23
30

Document(s)

  • Oversubscription Criteria 2021-22
    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.[1]

    2. Priority will next be given to children based on their exceptional medical or social needs or those of their parents. Each application must include evidence, from a medical specialist or social worker of the child’s/parent’s need and why they must attend this school rather than any other, based on those needs. If evidence is not submitted to the school or to the LA with the application, a child’s or parent’s medical or social needs cannot be considered. [2]

      Priority will next be given to children living in the catchment area set out in the map below who are siblings of pupils attending the school when the application is made.[3]

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

      Priority will next be given to children living outside the catchment area who are siblings of pupils attending the school when the application is made.

      Priority will next be given to the children of staff who have been employed at the school for at least two years or recruited to fill a skill-shortage area.

      Other children.

     

    [1] A looked after child is a child who is (a) in the care of a local authority, or (b) being provided with accommodation by a local authority in the exercise of their social services functions (see the definition in Section 22(1) of the Children Act 1989).

    [2] Each 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 child’s/parent’s need and why they must attend this school rather than any other, based on those needs. If evidence is not submitted to the [school or the Local Authority] with the application, a child’s or parent’s medical or social needs cannot be considered.

    [3] This means any time from the date an application is made until it is processed.

     
  • Oversubscription Criteria 2022-23
    Please refer to the full policy for definitions.
    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 including those who appear to the admission authority to have been in state care outside England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.
    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 other children living within the catchment area.
    5. Priority will next be given to children living outside the catchment area, who are siblings of pupils on roll at this school.
    6. 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.
    7. Priority will next be given to other children.
  • Admissions notes
    The 2021 and 2022 policies were amended to comply with statutory requirements under the revised 2021 School Admissions Code which came into force on 1 September 2021.

Term dates

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Autumn term

Spring term

Summer term

Non pupil days

Holidays / Bank holidays

Weekend

  • 2022 / 2023 Academic Year
    • September 2021
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    • October 2021
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    • November 2021
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      22232425262728
      2930 
    • December 2021
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      2728293031 
    • January 2022
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      31 
    • February 2022
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      28 
    • March 2022
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    • April 2022
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    • May 2022
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    • June 2022
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    • July 2022
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    • Count: 190

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Early Years

Early years provision
Under two-year olds
No
Is the school run provision on the school site?
Yes
Number of weeks open a year
38