The school has adopted the local authority’s policy for admissions and applications for places at Goldthorpe Primary School will be made in accordance with the ‘Co- ordinated Admission Arrangements’ which forms part of the Local Authority’s (LA) published admission arrangements. Applications must be made on the common application form which is provided by the Local Authority. Full details can be found by clicking the following link :- Primary school places – Barnsley Council Online where you can also find the Admissions Policy for 2018-2019 and statistics for 2017-2018. Any parent wishing to consider Goldthorpe Primary School for their child can contact the school for an appointment with the Head Teacher and to look around.
Parents/carers, if they wish, have the right of appeal to an independent appeal panel if they are dissatisfied with an admissions decision of the school. The appeal panel will be independent of the school. The arrangements for appeals will be in line with the School Admission Appeals Code published by the Department for Education. The decision of the panel is binding on all parties. To request an Appeal Form please contact the school using the following link: Contact Goldthorpe Primary School >>
Parents can only appeal once for any academic year unless there has been a change in circumstances relevant to the application.