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Elthorne Park High School

Admissions criteria
The below criteria has been summarised , for the full admissions policy and arrangements please visit the Ealing council website : www . ealing . gov . uk
Published admission number : 240 places
Where the number of applications is less than the published admission number all applicants will be offered a place .
Where the number of applications is greater than the published admission number ; after the allocation of children with an EHC plan , the admission criteria will be applied in the following order of priority :
1 . Children who are looked after or were previously looked after – Looked after children and children who were previously looked after but immediately after being looked after became subject to adoption , a child arrangements order , or special guardianship order . Including children who appear ( to the admission authority ) to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted .
2 . Siblings – Children with a brother or sister who will be attending the main school at the time of admission . A sibling connection does not apply for children whose older sibling will / may be attending the 6th form in years 12 & 13 .
3 . Distance from home to school – Other Children , with priority given to those living closest to the school . The distance from home to school is measured by straight line , from a point in the property to a point in the school determined by the grid references for the centre of the school ’ s postcode .
Tie breaks If more applications are received in any one criterion than there are places available the tiebreaker of distance will be used to determine priority . In cases where applicants live equidistant from the preferred school the place ( s ) will be allocated using random allocation .
Children of newly appointed staff
After the published offer date , where there is a demonstrable skills shortage for a vacant post ( independent evidence is required ), the admission authority will place the children of a new appointee for the post in question , at the top of the waiting list for places at the school .
How places were offered in 2022
Admissions criteria
Criteria 1 & 2 Criteria 3
Offers made on national offer day
All applicants offered
Distance of last child to be offered : 0.943 of a mile
Waiting lists
The community schools in Ealing will hold waiting lists for all year groups for one term , after which the waiting list will cease . If parents wish for their child to continue on the waiting list they will need to advise the admissions team before the start of the following term .
When vacancies arise , places will be allocated according to the oversubscription criteria . Vacancies will be offered to the pupil with the highest priority on the waiting list , not on a “ first come , first served ” basis .
Sixth form admissions
Applications for sixth form are made directly to the school . Please visit the school website for the sixth form admissions policy : www . ephs . ealing . sch . uk
For detailed information about the school and to read their prospectus please visit the school website : www . ephs . ealing . sch . uk
Twin or children from multiple births
The Local Authority does not give priority under its admission criteria for twins , triplets or other children from multiple births , however , the Local Authority will admit twins and children from multiple births when one of the siblings is the thirtieth child .
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