Elsley Primary School

Tokyngton Avenue, Wembley, Middlesex, HA9 6HT

020 8902 8003

admin@elsley.brent.sch.uk

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Admissions


Admission Procedure
If you wish to apply for a school place at any-time in the year, contact Brent Council.
The council will contact you with the outcome of your application.
If you are a Brent resident, the quickest and easiest way to apply for a school place is online by visiting 
www.brent.gov.uk/admissions.  
Alternatively, call Brent Admissions for an application pack on 0208 937 3110 from Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm.
 
Nursery Admissions
Parents applying for a place at Elsley Primary School Nursery need to apply directly to the school.
Application Forms are available from the School Office - Closing Date 15th January 2017 for children born
between 1st September 2013 and 31st August 2014.
Admission to the Nursery does not guarantee a full-time place at the school.
A separate application for a place in Reception must be made to Brent Council.

Reception Admission 2017
All parents with children in our Nursery (September 2016) must apply for a reception place for September 2017 before the
Closing Date- 15th January 2017- children born between 1st September 2012 and 31st August 2013.
There is no automatic transfer from nursery to reception, and you must apply before the closing date.

Parents with Pupils in Year 6 applying for a Secondary School Place for September 2017
If your child was born between 1st September 2005 - 31st August 2006 and is starting secondary school in September 2017,
you will need to apply for a school place between 1st September 2016 and 31st October 2016 - Closing Date

Admission Arrangements for Pupils with Special Educational Needs
Parents inform the school via the School’s Application Form. The Special Needs Co-ordinator is alerted and if the child has a Statement/ EHC (Education, Health & Care) Plan a formal meeting is set up with the parent, Special Needs Co-ordinator and a School Leader, to discuss if the school can meet the needs of the child.
The site supervisor is informed if any adjustments to the school building need to be made
e.g.:- further ramps, toilet facilities, heights of chairs and tables etc.
Resources are discussed – both staffing and equipment.
The Special Needs Co-ordinator from the previous school or setting is contacted
The child is discussed and his or her SEN records are requested.
Liaison with outside agencies takes place and the class teacher is consulted.
An individual education plan is put in place on admittance.

Admission Arrangements for Pupils with Disabilities
Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are all on the ground floor and accessible by wheelchair.
Year 3 and 4 classrooms have internal access via a short flight of steps (approx 3),
however, there is level access to Years 3 and 4 rooms from the playground.
Year 5 and 6 classrooms are all upstairs and there is no lift.
As part of the school expansion, there will be a significant investment in the building.
This will ensure accessibility, including a lift for the upstairs classrooms.
The parent informs the school via the School’s Admission form.

The SENCO is informed by SENAS (Special Educational Needs Assessment Service) if a child has a Statement/ EHC.
A formal meeting is set up with the parent and the SENCO, to discuss whether the school is able to meet the child’s needs.
The Special Needs Co-ordinator attends regular training which she cascades to other members of staff.
Staff also attend a range of courses to ensure that they have the expertise to support the pupils in their care.