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Dec 20, 2018

Admissions Consultation - Barclay, Sybourn and Thomas Gamuel Primary Schools

Dear all

  • Parents of children between the ages of two and eighteen
  • The Local Authority Admissions authority
  • Trusts and Admissions authorities for non-maintained schools
  • The local authority; Waltham Forest council
  • Adjoining neighbouring local authorities


The Trustees of the Lion Academy Trust invite you to view the proposed admissions arrangements for 2020/2021 as attached for: 

  • Barclay Primary School
  • Sybourn Primary School
  • Thomas Gamuel Primary School

The consultation period will be for six weeks from 20 December 2018 – 31 January 2019.

The key changes we are consulting on are the changes to our appeals criteria for school places at all three academies, updates to the school’s over-subscription criteria, the full participation in the coordinated admissions scheme run by the local authority and changes to the inclusion of information pertaining to the Fair Access Panel.


We welcome you to share any comments that you have pertaining to this consultation to the Trust, via email at: Admissions@lionacademytrust.net 

The closing date for responses is 31 January 2019, where a nil response is received it will be assumed that you are in agreement with the attached proposals.

To view the policy for each school, please use the below links:

Barclay Primary

Sybourn Primary

Thomas Gamuel Primary