Important Information for Parents

The Primary School will be closed to pupils on Thursday 12th December 2019 due to a general election. The Secondary School will remain open as normal.

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Admissions

Ark Kings Admission Policy 2020-21

Admissions Appeals Booklet 2020-21.pdf

For detailed information about applying to Ark Kings Academy please click here.

 

Primary Admissions

Stage of process

Date

Application period starts

1 October 2019

Closing date for applications

15 January 2020

National Offer Day

16 April 2020

Deadline for accepting the offer

30 April 2020

Deadline for submitting appeals

18 May 2020

Appeal hearings for appeals submitted on time should be heard by

20 July 2020

Term starts

September 2020

 

Secondary Admissions

Stage of process

Date

Application period starts

2 September 2019

Grammar school test

7 September 2019

Results of grammar school test

18 October 2019

Closing date for applications

31 October 2019

National Offer Day

2 March 2020

Deadline for accepting the offer

16 March 2020

Deadline for submitting appeals

30 March 2020

Appeal hearings for appeals submitted on time

May and June 2020

Induction day at secondary school

1 July 2020

Term starts

September 2020

 

 

Ark Network Appeals Timetable

Appeals for children refused a place at a preferred school for admission to Reception/Year 7/Yr 12 in September 2020 will be heard in line with the School Admissions Appeals Code (2012).

Phase

 

Secondary

Primary

Offer Date

 

2nd March 2020

16th April 2020

Deadline for lodging an appeal

 

20th April 2020

18th May 2020

On-time appeals will be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for submitting appeals. Appeals submitted after this date will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being submitted, whichever is the later date.

Parents/carers will be notified of their appeal date by an external agency engaged by the Ark network.

If you wish to appeal for a place in Year 7/Year 12, please click here for the secondary appeal form.

If you wish to appeal for a place in Reception, please first read this guidance about infant class size appeals , click here for the primary appeal form.

Please contact the academy if you need a paper form.

 

Reception Admission

Parents can use the following link to apply for spaces in Reception class:

https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/info/20119/school_admissions/1786/apply_for_reception_primary_school

 

In-Year Admissions

ARK Kings Academy is happy to consider applications for students to join the academy in-year. To do so, please get in touch by phone on 0121 459 4451 or email info@arkkingsacademy.org.

 

Click on links below for an application form.

AKA_In-Year Application Form_v201911.pdf
 

Getting help with Admissions

If you would like any support with your admissions application to Ark Kings Academy, please contact Mrs N Garrett at n.garrett@arkkingsacademy.org or call the school's office on 0121 458 4451.

 

If you wish to access a hard copy of any policy please contact the school's office on 0121 459 4451 (Secondary) or 0121 458 5380 (Primary), alternatively email us at: info@arkkingsacademy.org