Dear Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council,
This request is relating to the Year 7 admissions policy for Barr Beacon School
- Barr Beacon School, Old Hall Lane, Aldridge, Walsall, WS9 0RF
Please could you supply information for the 3 items listed below with reference to Criteria #6 in the schools admissions policy"The Proximity of a child's home to the school"
1. For the academic years 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19, 2019/20 how many Year 7 intake places were offered at the school.
2. For each of these respective years, what was the furthest distance from the school a child was offered a place (excluding appeals if possible) based on the proximity criteria in the admissions policy.
3. Is there any intention to increase the number of Year 7 intake places in either academic years 2019/20 or 2020/21
Dear Mr Neal,
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Admissions, which was received on 13 June 2019.
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Dear Mr. Neal,
Freedom of Information Request RFI0869/19
Further to your request for information about Barr Beacon School
Admissions, I can tell you the following:
This request is relating to the Year 7 admissions policy for Barr Beacon
Barr Beacon School, Old Hall Lane, Aldridge, Walsall, WS9 0RF
Please could you supply information for the 3 items listed below with
reference to Criteria #6 in the schools admissions policy "the Proximity
of a child's home to the school"
1. For the academic years:
2015/16 - 273
2016/17 - 261
2017/18 - 300
2018/19 - 313
2019/20 - 276
how many Year 7 intake places were offered at the school - the figure is
as of the end of the admission round and does include successful appeals.
2. For each of these respective years, what was the furthest distance from
the school a child was offered a place (excluding appeals if possible)
based on the proximity criteria in the admissions policy.
2015/16 - No data available
2016/17 - 1.312 miles
2017/18 - 1.467 miles
2018/19 - 1.667 miles
2019/20 - 1.052 miles
These distances are measured in a straight line between the school and the
home address and as of the offer date on 1^st March. Successful appeals
are not included.
3. Is there any intention to increase the number of Year 7 intake places
in either academic years 2019/20 or 2020/21 No
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