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Admissions Consultation for 2020-2021

Godmanchester Bridge Academy - Annual Consultation of Admission Arrangements

In accordance with the procedures detailed in the Schools Admission Code (2014), Godmanchester Bridge Academy is consulting on their Admissions Policy for Godmanchester Bridge Academy.

This consultation with regard to changes to the Admissions Policy for Godmanchester Bridge Academy will run from 17th December 2018 and to conclude at midnight on Sunday 27th January 2019.

We would welcome your views on the proposed admission arrangements, which introduce the following changes for admission into Foundation Year from September 2020 for the academic year 2020 – 2021 and thereafter.

  1. the second highest priority will be:

    Children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.

    This criterion is being introduced at the request of the Minister of State for School Standards who issued a directive in August 2018 for all schools to make this change.


  2. Increasing the PAN from 20 to 25 to meet local need.


Copies of the admission policy can be found on the school website here.

The consultation process

The consultation is being communicated by Godmanchester Bridge Academy as follows:

  • Notification to Primary Schools in Cambridgeshire
  • Notification to parents and carers of the schools of Godmanchester Community Education Trust
  • Publication on our website
  • Other persons who in the opinion of the admission authority have an interest in the proposed admission policies


Recipients are welcome to respond by emailing comments relating to the proposed admissions arrangements as set out above to

On conclusion of the Consultation on 27th January 2019, all responses will be collated and presented to the Local Governing Body for full consideration. The outcome will then be notified to all parents and carers by 15th February and the full report will be posted on our websites.