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Firside Junior School
Context
Headteacher
Mrs Roz Robinson
Multi-school
The Wensum Trust (Academy Trust)
Age range
7-11
Status
Academy Converter
Type
Junior
DfE Number
2247
Contact details
Address
Firside Junior School
Middletons Lane
Hellesdon
Norwich
NR6 5NF
Telephone
01603-426550
Map
Areas
LA Area
North & East
Diocese
Not Applicable
Councillor division
Hellesdon
District
Broadland
Councillor
Ofsted
Ofsted outcome
Last inspection
26/06/2019
Pupil numbers
Number on Roll (September 2022)
359
Planned admission numbers (2022/23)
90
Planned admission numbers (2023/24)
90
SEND Provision
Mixed year groups
None
School visits
  • Individual visits
  • Group visits
  • Virtual tour
  • Open evenings
Transition support
  • Large group visits
  • Transition week
Facilities
  • Inclusive before school provision
  • Inclusive after school provision
Mental health support
  • Qualified counsellor
  • Mental Health Champion
Curriculum Offer
Number on Roll (NOR) detail
NOR September 2022
Yr 392
Yr 489
Yr 585
Yr 693
Total359
Admissions policy

School admission policy : 2022/23 (Agreed)

THIS SCHOOL WAS NOT OVER-SUBSCRIBED IN SEPTEMBER 2021


In the event that the school receives more applications than the number of places it has available, places will be given to those children who meet the criteria set out below, in order until all places are filled.

 

  1. Children with an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP) or Statement of Special Educational Needs where the school is named in the EHCP or Statement.
  2. Looked After Children (LAC) in the care of the LA or being provided accommodation by the LA or children who were previously Looked After became subject to an adoption, residence or special guardianship order.
  3. Siblings of pupils who are registered pupils in years 3 – 6 at the school on the first day of term when the applicant would be joining the school.  Sibling is defined in these arrangements as children who live as brother or sister in the same house, including natural brothers and sisters, adopted siblings, stepbrothers or sisters and foster brothers or sisters.
  4. Children attending one of our designated feeder schools and living within the catchment area of the school in accordance with the boundaries drawn up by the LA.
  5. Children attending one of our designated feeder school and not living within the catchment area of the school in accordance with the boundaries drawn up by the LA.
  6. Children attending an infant school (not a designated feeder school) within the Wensum Trust and living within the catchment area of the school in accordance with the boundaries drawn up by the LA.
  7. Children attending an infant school (not a designated feeder school) within the Wensum Trust and not living within the catchment area of the school in accordance with the boundaries drawn up by the LA.
  8. Children of staff: a) Where the member of staff has been employed by the Wensum Trust for two or more years at the time at which the application for admission to the school is made or b) Where the member of staff is recruited to fill a vacant post.
  9. Other applicants

Show School admission policy : 2023/24 (Agreed)

School admission policy : 2023/24 (Agreed)

THIS SCHOOL WAS NOT OVER-SUBSCRIBED IN SEPTEMBER 2021


In the event that the school receives more applications than the number of places it has available, places will be given to those children who meet the criteria set out below, in order until all places are filled.

 

  1. Children with an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP) or Statement of Special Educational Needs where the school is named in the EHCP or Statement.
  2. Looked After Children (LAC) in the care of the LA or being provided accommodation by the LA or children who were previously Looked After became subject to an adoption, residence or special guardianship order.
  3. Siblings of pupils who are registered pupils in years 3 – 6 at the school on the first day of term when the applicant would be joining the school.  Sibling is defined in these arrangements as children who live as brother or sister in the same house, including natural brothers and sisters, adopted siblings, stepbrothers or sisters and foster brothers or sisters.
  4. Children attending one of our designated feeder schools and living within the catchment area of the school in accordance with the boundaries drawn up by the LA.
  5. Children attending one of our designated feeder school and not living within the catchment area of the school in accordance with the boundaries drawn up by the LA.
  6. Children attending an infant school (not a designated feeder school) within the Wensum Trust and living within the catchment area of the school in accordance with the boundaries drawn up by the LA.
  7. Children attending an infant school (not a designated feeder school) within the Wensum Trust and not living within the catchment area of the school in accordance with the boundaries drawn up by the LA.
  8. Children of staff: a) Where the member of staff has been employed by the Wensum Trust for two or more years at the time at which the application for admission to the school is made or b) Where the member of staff is recruited to fill a vacant post.
  9. Other applicants

Show School admission policy : 2022/23 (Agreed)