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John Gulson

Admissions

Below, you will find our admissions documents for Nursery as well as our general Admissions policy (Years R-6). 

To find out more information, or to arrange a tour of the school, please contact the school office on:

02476 227791

office@johngulson.coventry.sch.uk

The Headteacher or Family Support Worker will be only to happy to help. 

Coventry City Council Admissions Team are available to support with your application. Please see their website:

https://www.coventry.gov.uk/school-admissions

 

Nursery Admissions Policy

nursery admissions policy.pdf

 

 2024 Admissions to Reception

 Entry to Reception from September 2023

Applications can be made from: 1 September 2023

Closing date: 15 January 2024

How parents should apply:

The school admissions website is: www.coventry.gov.uk/schooladmissions

Parents are encouraged to apply online via the Coventry Education Services Portal at www.coventry.gov.uk/schoolplaces

The service will be available from September 2023 until the closing date of 15 January 2024. Parents can view/download the “Primary Education in Coventry 2024” booklet and find details of schools on the website.

Allocation Letters

On16 April 2024.  parents who made an application on time will be notified of the primary school place their child has been allocated. Emails will be sent to those parents who have applied on-line. Parents who submitted a paper application will receive notification confirming the outcome by 18 April 2024. Both will contain the following information:

  • The name of the school at which a place is offered:

  • Information about their statutory right of appeal against decisions to refuse places at the other nominated schools.

  • Contact details for applicants to lodge an appeal when they have not been offered a place at a school.

September 2024 Secondary Admissions

 If your child is in Year 6 and you would like support in applying for secondary school places, please contact the Year 6 teachers, Mr Shebl or the Headteacher. You can also follow the link below to Coventry City Councils guidance:

https://www.coventry.gov.uk/school-admissions/secondary-school-admissions

Entry to Year 7 from September 2024

This covers primary to secondary school transfers. Applications can be made from: 1 September 2023

Closing date: 31 October 2023

How parents should apply:

Coventry parents are encouraged to apply online via the Coventry Education Services Portal at www.coventry.gov.uk/schoolplaces

 

The service will be available from 1 September 2023 until the closing date of 31 October 2023. Parents can view/download the “Secondary Education in Coventry 2024” booklet and find details of schools on the website: www.coventry.gov.uk/schooladmissions
Pre-printed copies are not available.

 

Allocation letters and acceptance of places

On 1 March 2023 parents who made an application on time will be notified of the secondary school place their child has been allocated. Emails will be sent to those parents who have applied on-line. Parents who submitted a paper application will receive notification confirming the outcome by 1 March 2024. Both will contain the following information:

  • The name of the school at which a place is offered:

  • Information about their statutory right of appeal against decisions to refuse places at the other nominated schools.

  • Contact details for applicants to lodge an appeal when they have not been offered a place at a school.

Please note, that school cannot give out the details of the secondary school that has been allocated. This information can only come from the Local Authority.