Have your say on changes to some Lambeth Community Schools admissions policy and arrangements for 2024/2025 entry

We want your views on proposed changes to the admissions policy and arrangements for 2024/2025 entry for some schools in the borough. Share your views by completing our survey. The consultation runs from 19 December 2022 to 29 January 2023

Open date: Monday, 19 December 2022 at 12.00pm Close date: Sunday, 29 January 2023 at 11.59pm Type: Consultation Neighbourhood: Lambeth wide Category:
  • Schools and education

Please note this consultation is closed

The School Admissions Code 2021 requires schools, or the Local Authority for community schools, to formally consult with the public regarding changes to their admissions criteria arrangements. This would include admissions criteria and decreases to the Published Admissions Number (PAN). If no changes are made, there is a requirement that schools consult every seven years.

The changes proposed for Lambeth community schools are the formal reductions in PAN for the following schools from the 2024/25 academic year. The proposal regarding primary schools is part of a wider undertaking by the council to reduce PANs due to falling population across the borough.

Please see list of schools below who have agreed to reduce the number of Reception places:

School Revised Previous
Fenstanton Primary  30 45
Glenbrook Primary  15 30
Jessop Primary  30 45
Jubilee Primary  30 45
Kings Avenue School  15 30
Sudbourne Primary  30 45
Lark Hall Primary  30 45
Paxton Primary  60 90

There are no changes proposed to the existing admissions criteria or main admissions processes for Lambeth community primary schools (and Oasis Academy Johanna, on behalf of Oasis Community Learning), nor Woodmansterne School (both phases), and Lilian Baylis Technology School.

Changes have been made for:

  • the Norwood School Year 10 entry to remove coordinated admission for 2024/25 entry.
  • the implementing of singular waiting list closing date of 31 August, for In-year admissions.
  • the formalisation of the Fair Access Protocol within the admission policy and arrangements.

To help you have your say on changes you can view the draft admissions policy.

Non-Community school consultations on the admission arrangements and/or to reduce PAN:

Dunraven Educational Trust
Dunraven School
The Elmgreen School
Goldfinch Primary School (in Wandsworth borough)
Rosendale Primary School

Van Gogh Primary School

How to respond

Your views on this proposal are important to us and we want to hear the views of everyone who feels they might be affected by this proposed reduction to the Published Admission Numbers (PAN).

School Admissions Policy Survey