Coronavirus Closure

Following on from the updated Government directive on school closures in the Leicester and Leicestershire area, Highcliffe is now closed from Tuesday 30th June to all students except children of key workers who have registered for a place.

Admissions
Age Groups
  1. Highcliffe takes children the September after their 4th birthday and for their first year children are taught in Foundation Stage.
  2. In Years 1 and 2 they are in Key Stage 1.
  3. In Years 3, 4 5 and 6 they are in Key Stage 2.
  4. Children transfer to high schools at the end of Year 6 when they are 11 years old.

 

Admissions Policy for September 2020 onwards

For entry from September 2020 and all mid-term (in-year) applications, Highcliffe will be following the Lionheart Academies Trust Admissions Policy in liaison with Leicestershire County Council’s Children and Young People’s Services Admissions Department. You can obtain a copy of the Policy here

Admissions are administered by the County Admissions Service and not the school. Please contact the Admissions Service if you would like your child to come to Highcliffe. Their website is here

The Admissions Criteria is outlined in the policy.

Catchment Area

All three Birstall Primary Schools within the Lionheart Academies Trust share a single catchment area. A map of the single catchment area is available to view here.

Appeals

Appeals for places are administered by the County Admissions Service and not the school. Please contact the Admissions Service if you would like to appeal. Their website is here.