Samuel Ryder Academy is consulting on the proposed arrangements for the school year 2021/22. Please see document below for more information.
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Arrangements for admitting pupils to other year groups, including to replace any pupils who have left Samuel Ryder Academy
Any requests for an In Year transfer should be made to the school via the Admissions Office at Samuel Ryder Academy or on the application form which can be found on the school's website.
In Year places will be allocated to students in accordance with our admissions criteria and the Admissions code.
School Admission Appeals Timetable
In year appeals
Appeals resulting from in year admission applications will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged
September 2020 entry
Appeals resulting from secondary transfer and under 11’s applications for admission in September 2020 will be heard according to the following timetable:
|Allocation day||Appeals lodged by||Appeals to be heard between|
|Secondary Transfer||2 March 2020||4pm 3 April 2020||
5 May - 19 June 2020
(excluding 25 May - 29 May 2020)
|Under 11's (Primary Reception Junior / Middle)||TBA||TBA||TBA|
Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being lodged, which ever is the later date.
Appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing at least 10 clear school days in advance of the hearing.
Appellants will be sent a copy of the school's case 7 working days in advance of the hearing.
Additional supporting information
If an appellant wishes to submit further evidence, which was not included with their initial appeal, they should ensure this is received at least 7 clear working days, not counting the day of postage or the hearing, in advance of your appeal.
Please remember that any confidential medical/social evidence submitted to the Admission Authority (AA) in support of your application will not be provided to an appeal panel. If you wish to rely on this in support of your appeal you will need to submit this documentation to the appeals team.
Only a short document, such as a doctor’s letter not previously available, will be accepted up to 4 clear working days prior to the hearing. Any additional evidence or information received after this deadline will not be circulated and may not be considered at the hearing.