In-year applications

Pathfinder Multi Academy Trust 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.

Admission Policies for 2021-22 Entry

Pathfinder Reception Admissions Policy 2021-22
St Lawrence’s Reception Admissions Policy 2021-22
Heworth Reception Admissions Policy 2021-22
Archbishop Holgate’s Year 7 Admissions Policy 2021-22
Archbishop Holgate’s Sixth Form Admissions Policy 2021-22

Admission Policies for 2022-23 Entry

For children starting school in September 2022, the following policies apply to all admissions across Pathfinder Multi Academy Trust:

Pathfinder Reception Admissions Policy 2022-23
St Lawrence’s Reception Admissions Policy 2022-23
Heworth Reception Admissions Policy 2022-23
Archbishop Holgate’s Year 7 Admissions Policy 2022-23
Archbishop Holgate’s Sixth Form Admissions Policy 2022-23

Admission Arrangements for 2023-24 Entry

Between 4 October and 14 November 2021 all admissions authorities for schools in York jointly conducted a consultation on admission arrangements for the admissions rounds for entry in September 2023-24.

The closing date for comments was 14 November 2021. After considering any comments, the MAT Board, in its role as an admission authority, then formally set (‘determined’) these arrangements on 15 February 2022.

Any objections to our arrangements may be made by parents/others to the Schools Adjudicator by 15 May 2022. All objections must be received by the adjudicator on or before 15 May 2022, at: OSA, Bishopsgate House. Feethams, Darlington, DL1 5QE. Email: osa.team@schoolsadjudicator.gov.uk

Admission Policies for 2023-24 Entry

Pathfinder Reception Admissions Policy 2023-24
St Lawrence’s Reception Admissions Policy 2023-24
St Lawrence’s Supplementary Information Form 2023-24
Heworth Reception Admissions Policy 2023-24
Heworth Supplementary Information Form 2023-24
Archbishop Holgate’s Year 7 Admissions Policy 2023-24
Archbishop Holgate’s Sixth Form Admissions Policy 2023-24

School Admissions Key Dates

Starting primary in September 2022

  • 12 September 2021 – opening date for applications
  • 15 January 2022 – deadline for ‘on time’ applications
  • 19 April 2022 – National Offer Day
  • 21 May 2022 – deadline for return of appeal forms if appealing
  • 1 June 2022- admission appeals start date*
  • 16 July 2022 – admission appeals end date*

*Subject to panel members availability

Starting secondary school in September 2022

  • 12 September 2021 – opening date for applications
  • 31 October 2021 – deadline for ‘on time’ applications
  • 1 March 2022 – National Offer Day
  • 31 March 2022 – deadline for return of appeal forms if appealing
  • 5 May 2022 – admission appeals start date*
  • 12 June 2022 – admission appeals end date*

*Subject to panel members availability