Admissions Consultation for 2025-26 Entry

This year’s Admissions Consultation is being jointly held by admissions authorities in the City of York between 2nd October and 12th November 2023. The consultation includes the admission policies and planned number of places available at each school in the year(s) of entry.

All documents can be found in their draft (pre-determined) form at https://www.york.gov.uk/school-admissions/school-admissions-consultation-2025-2026 during the consultation period.

Following the consultation, each admission authority will formally set (‘determine’) their admission arrangements for admission in 2025 – 2026 by 28 February 2024. Determined policies will be on the City of York Council website by 15 March 2024 after which objections can be raised.

All documents can be found in their draft (pre-determined) form at https://www.york.gov.uk/school-admissions/school-admissions-consultation-2025-2026 Determined policies for the 2023-24 and 2024 – 2025 can be found at School admission policies and reports – City of York Council

If you require a paper copy of any document, you can request this from education@york.gov.uk or 01904 551554.

Admissions Policy

Pathfinder Multi Academy Trust Admissions Policy 2025-26

In-year applications

Poppleton Primary School participates in the Local Authority’s Co-ordinated Admission Scheme for in-year admissions. If parents/carers wish to apply for a school place, applications can be made at https://www.york.gov.uk/SchoolAdmissions via the ParentPortal. The Local Authority will confirm the outcome of the application in writing within 15 school days. If the application is refused, the Local Authority will advise on the statutory appeal procedure. Details of the Co-ordinated Admission Scheme and how in-year applications are managed are available at https://www.york.gov.uk/SchoolAdmissions.

School Admissions Key Dates

Starting primary school in September 2024

  • 12 September 2023 – opening date for applications
  • 15 January 2024 – deadline for ‘on time’ applications
  • 16 April 2024 – National Offer Day
  • 17 May 2024 – deadline for return of appeal forms if appealing
  • June – July 2024 – admission appeals held*

*Subject to panel members availability