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Year 7 applications for  Admissions – September 2020

 

Ninestiles Admissions for new Year 7 2020 will require all students in Year 6 to sit an assessment. The assessment will be held on Saturday 12th October. You must complete the Ninestiles application form for this by Friday 20th September 2019.

 

You can collect a form from our Open Days/ Evenings, alternatively you can collect a Ninestiles form from our main reception. Details of the Open Evening/Morning are on our website home page.

 

All applicants must also complete the Local Authority application form to be considered for a place at Ninestiles.  Please contact your child’s Primary School for instructions on how to fill out the information required to complete the Local Authority admissions form.  Contact details for the Local Authority are  Tel. 0121 303 1888

 

Late applicants will be positioned on the distance waiting list after the initial offers are made to children who have completed our admissions process.  Late entries from siblings are placed at the top of the distance waiting list and take priority.

Proof of address may be asked for either at the time of making the application or when attending for the assessment tests.

If you need to discuss any application enquiry please call: 0121 628 1311 and ask for Miss Finch.

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Admission Allocation

Every year 300 places are offered to children aged 11 by 1st September in the year of entry, of which 9 places are allocated to the Resource Base by the Local Authority. All other applicants will be required to complete an assessment. These assessments will test aptitude in non-verbal reasoning in line with the proposal in the Government White paper “Excellence in Schools”, which encourages specialist schools to give priority to children who demonstrate the relevant aptitude. 30 places (10% of 300) will be allocated to those students achieving the highest marks in the assessment tests.

Up to 261 places allocated on criteria of:

  • Children in the care of the local authority or who previously were.
  • Children with a brother or sister already at the academy who will still be in attendance in September 2018.
  • Children attending a Summit Learning Trust primary school.
  • Children who live nearest the academy.

Within each of these categories, priority is given to those who live nearest the academy, calculated on the basis of a straight-line measurement between home and academy. Distances are calculated on the basis of a straight line measurement between the applicant’s home address and the middle front gate of the academy. The Local Authority’s Distance Definition, Shared Responsibility, Separating /No tie Breaker definitions have been adopted by Ninestiles.

*Distances are calculated on the basis of a straight line measurement between the applicant’s home address and the middle front gate of the academy. The Local Authority’s Distance Definition, Shared Responsibility, Separating /No tie Breaker definitions have been adopted by Ninestiles.