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Admission Arrangements


Admission to Tatsfield School lies within the SCC Admissions’ Policy framework.

Information about Admissions

Admissions Year 1-6

Please e-mail or telephone 01959 577356 for further information.

Requests for in year admissions are dealt with by the school and must be made on the In Year Admissions form which can be downloaded below. All applications will be dealt with as soon as possible and within 10 working days of the application being received. If places are not available for the requested year group applicants will be informed along with information regarding rights of appeal.

Appeals Timetable 2021-2022

School admission appeals timetable

In year or immediate entry appeals

Appeals resulting from in year admission applications will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

September 2022 entry

Appeals resulting from year of entry for admission in September 2022 will be heard according to the following timetable:

Please note that some of these deadlines and the process for hearing appeals may change depending on the national situation as a result of Covid-19.  You will be informed on a case by case basis.

Appeals for September 2022 resulting from year of entry or transfer applications: 



Appeals lodged by

Appeals to be heard by


19 April 2022

18 May 2022

20 July 2022 (40 School days)

 NB: Appeals will not start being heard until after the relevant closing date has passed.

Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being lodged, whichever is the later date.

Appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing at least 10 clear school days in advance of the hearing.  Appellants will be sent a copy of the school's case 7 clear working days in advance of the hearing.

Appellants must ensure that any further evidence not included with their initial appeal, is received by 5pm on the day preceding three clear working days prior to the appeal hearing date.  Any additional evidence or information received after this date might not be considered at the appeal hearing.

Open Mornings Autumn 2021 for September 2022 Entry

This year to ensure that we keep everyone safe, we are operating appointment only Open Mornings. Mr Bellinger, our Headteacher will be giving a short talk at 10.30am on each day, and you are invited to book a time to have a tour of the school before or after this talk.

If you are a family that is completely new to the school please BOOK HERE.

If you already have a child at the school, please BOOK HERE.

Tours of the School

We arrange tours of the school throughout the autumn term for prospective parents and at other times during the year. If you would like a tour please telephone 01959 577356 to arrange a visit.