Starting at Denaby Main Primary Academy
Moving your child to a school is a big move and leap of trust for parents. You have to ensure YOU get it right for your child. For this reason we advise that you visit the school you are considering as the choice for your child.. In this visit you can learn so much. Its not only what is said that may be important, but it is also what you see as you walk around.
At Denaby Main Primary Academy we have an excellent staff team who work hard to make sure all children feel safe and make the most of the opportunities on offer.
If you contact the school office we will arrange an appointment with the school Executive Principal Mrs Mason or Assistant Principal of School Ms White. They will be happy to show you around and answer any questions you may have.
Questions to think about-
* Do you feel welcome and comfortable in the school ?
* Do the children in school look happy?
* Are staff welcoming?
* Is the environment what you expected?
* Can you see your child fitting in here?
* Does the school support its learners well?
Please see attached the Astrea Admissions Policy which details arrangements for selecting pupils and oversubscription criteria
HOW TO APPLY
Please note that there is no automatic right of admission into a reception class and all parents must apply for the school they wish to attend.
ADMISSIONS DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR
ALL admissions are processed by the Local Authority. If your child attends another school then the move should be discussed with the Head teacher. This meeting is not to dissuade you from moving but to give the school an opportunity to resolve any issues there may be. As we have said previously a change of school is a big decision and will impact on your child and their learning.
If you still decide to move your child, then you will need to complete application form online (link below) and contact the school to arrange a meeting.
Apply online via the DMBC website https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/schools/school-admissions