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Thomson House School

Thomson House School

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Admissions

Admissions

Thomson House is a co-educational school open to children of all backgrounds and abilities. We are located in an area where the local schools are over-subscribed. Thomson House will give local families an outstanding education for children centred in their own community. 

Admission Criteria

  1. Looked after children who are or were in public care;
  2. Children who have an exceptional medical, social or educational need that requires their attendance at Thomson House;
  3. Children whose parents have been given Founders' status in specific circumstances only;
  4. Children who have siblings attending the school;
  5. Children of staff in specific circumstances;
  6. Children living closest to Thomson House. The distance from home to school is measured as a straight line from a single fixed point in the centre of the home address to the main pedestrian school entrance.

Children with an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP)  will be entitled to a place at Thomson House School where the school is named on the statement. 

A full copy of the 19/20 Admissions Policy is available below.

Below is the pattern admissions for the last 3 years.

  1. Looked after or previously looked after children
  2. Exceptional medical or social need
  3. Children whose parents have Founders’ status
  4. Siblings at the school at the time of admission
  5. Children of staff
  6. Home to school distance (measured in a straight line)

How places have been offered on National Offer Day (56 places)

2017

2018

2019

Number of applications

328

284

300

    Places allocated to:

Looked after or previously looked after children

0

0

0

Sibling at time of admission

18

24

36

Children of staff

0

0

1

Home to school distance

34

32

20

Number of appeals heard (successful)

0 (0)

0

0

Home to school distance of the last child offered under this criterion

0.424km

 

0.482km

 

0.238km