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Knowsley School Admissions

Posted at 3:24 pm on 22nd November, 2019

As the Admission Authority for community primary schools in Knowsley, the Local Authority is consulting on the proposed admission arrangements for 2021/22 entry.

The Local Authority is also consulting on behalf of any participating academies who have elected to adopt the Local Authority admission policy.

In addition, the Local Authority has published details of the 2021/22 co-ordinated schemes for admission to reception class and year 7 as part of the consultation.

Please find attached a copy of the consultation documents, which can also be found on the Knowsley Council website

The consultation will remain open until 3 January 2020 and any comments in relation to the consultation can be sent to

Please Note the following proposed changes:
• The Local Authority is proposing to remove the medical/welfare criterion from the oversubscription criteria.
• The Multi Academy Trust that governs Sylvester Primary Academy in Huyton and Whiston Willis Primary Academy in Whiston are proposing an increase in their planned admission numbers– a statement from the MAT is included within the consultation documents.