Admission Policies for 2020-21 Entry

Pathfinder Reception Admission Policy 2020-21
STL Admission Policy 2020-21
HEW Admission Policy 2020-21
AHS Year 7 Admission Policy 2020-21
AHSF Admission Policy 2020-21

Schools admission arrangements consultation for the 2021-22 school year

Our Schools admission consultation is open between 7 October and 29 November 2019.

We invite your comments on school documentation in the City of York area including:

  • draft admissions policies
  • published admission number

The documents detail how admissions applications and decisions will be made for the 2021-2022 school year.

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The consultation is a joint exercise between all admissions authorities in York, including:

  • the City of York Council on behalf of Community and Voluntary Controlled schools
  • governing bodies of Voluntary Aided schools
  • Academy Trusts of (single) Academies
  • the trust board, and local governing committees, of Multi-Academy Trusts

Following consultation, all admission authorities must formally ‘determine’ their admission arrangements by 28 February 2020 in line with the School Admissions Code.

Admission Policies

The Pathfinder Reception Admission Policy applies to schools listed below:

Acomb Primary School – 45 places
Badger Hill Primary School – 30 places
Clifton with Rawcliffe Primary School – 90 places
Hempland Primary Academy – 60 places
New Earswick Primary School – 30 places
Rufforth Primary School – 15 places
Tang Hall Primary School – 30 places

Pathfinder Multi Academy Trust is also the admission authority for the following schools that are not covered by the above policy, but instead have their own separate admission arrangements. These schools and their admission policies are listed below:

Archbishop Holgate’s School, 300 places: AHS Year 7 Admission Policy 2021-22
Archbishop Holgate’s Sixth Form: AHSF Admission Policy 2021-22
Heworth CE Primary School, 20 places: HEW Admission Policy 2021-22
St Lawrence’s CE Primary School, 30 places: STL Admission Policy 2021-22

You can find more information on the City of York Council website: