Admissions Policy


If the number of children seeking admission to Hassell exceeds the number of places available then the following order of priority will be used.

a) Pupils living within the catchment area of the school.

b) Pupils who would, in the first year to which the application relates, have an older brother or sister in attendance at Hassell.

c) Pupils who satisfy both of the following points;

i) They are distinguished from the great majority of other applicants either by reason of disability or by other exceptional circumstances and;

ii) They would suffer hardship if they were unable to attend Hassell.

d) Other pupils arranged in order of priority according to how near their home addresses are to Hassell. Measurement being by the nearest practical walking route.

e)The Governors reserve the right to defer admission of early years children, if they feel that for whatever reason, the child is not yet ready to take advantage of a full time education.

If you are unsure of how to apply for a place at a local school, or would like further information, please see the guidance below.

Please find the Staffordshire admissions guidance below:

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