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Leighton Middle School - Leighton Buzzard

Open events for parents and carers

Saturday 7 November 2020

9:30am until 11:30am: open morning.

Tuesday 24 November until Friday 27 November 2020

Open week tours at 9am and 10am.

Please note: All events will take account of current government advice around social distancing.

Type of school

Middle School - Community

Church Square

Leighton Buzzard

Bedfordshire

LU7 1EX

Email address
office@leighton.cbeds.co.uk
Telephone

01525 374907

Website
http://www.leightonmiddle.org.uk/
Head Teacher

Claire Vallance

Age range

9 to 13

Ofsted inspection
Published admission numbers (places available)

150

Designated measuring point

Centre of memorial garden

Oversubscription criteria

Oversubscription criteria:

  • all 'looked after' children or children who were previously ‘looked after’
  • 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 (see definition below)
  • children of staff (see definition below)
  • children living in the catchment area with siblings at the school
  • children living in the catchment area
  • other children with siblings at the school
  • children who live nearest to the school determined by straight line distance from the school site to the child’s home address

Definition of 'children who appear to have been in state care outside of England'

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.

A child is regarded as having been in state care in a place outside of England if they were accommodated by a public authority, a religious organisation or any other provider of care whose sole purpose if to benefit society.

Definition of 'children of staff'

Permanent full or part-time staff who have either been employed at the school for two or more years at the time of application or recruited to fill a vacant post where there was a demonstrable skill shortage. The relationship to the child is defined as by blood or adoption or with legal parental responsibility and living with the child in the same house Monday – Friday.

Allocation statistics
Allocation statistics
Published admission number (PAN) Requests Places offered Last place offered
150 (allocated to 155) 264 155 At the time of the initial allocation in April 2020, the last place offered was to a child in criterion "children living in the catchment area" who lived at a distance of 2,461.33 metres from the school.
In-year admissions

Information for in-year admission during academic year September 2020 to July 2021

Admission number per year group: 150

Oversubscription criteria:

  • all 'looked after' children or children who were previously ‘looked after’
  • 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 (see definition below)
  • children living in the catchment area with siblings at the school
  • children living in the catchment area
  • other children with siblings at the school
  • children of staff (see definition below)
  • children who live nearest to the school determined by straight line distance from the school site to the child’s home address

Definition of 'children who appear to have been in state care outside of England'

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.

A child is regarded as having been in state care in a place outside of England if they were accommodated by a public authority, a religious organisation or any other provider of care whose sole purpose if to benefit society.

Definition of 'children of staff'

Permanent full or part-time staff who have either been employed at the school for two or more years at the time of application or recruited to fill a vacant post where there was a demonstrable skill shortage. The relationship to the child is defined as by blood or adoption or with legal parental responsibility and living with the child in the same house Monday – Friday.

Find out how to apply for in-year school admission

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