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Robert Bloomfield Academy - Shefford

Open events for parents and carers

Monday 9 November 2020

From 6pm, for:

  • Campton Lower School
  • Gravenhurst Lower School
  • Haynes Lower School
  • St. Mary's Lower School, Clophill

Wednesday 11 November 2020

From 4pm for Shefford Lower School.

From 6pm, for:

  • Shillington Lower School
  • Stondon Lower School
  • Southill Lower School
  • any other lower school

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

Type of school

Middle School - Academy

Bloomfield Drive

Shefford

Bedfordshire

SG17 5BU

Email address
RBA-enquiries@Bestacademies.org.uk
Telephone

01462 628800

Website
http://www.robertbloomfield.beds.sch.uk/

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Head Teacher

Sam Farmer

Age range

9 to 13

Ofsted inspection
Published admission numbers (places available)

240

Designated measuring point

Main entrance

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 permanent BEST staff (see definition below)
  • pupils with siblings at the school
  • pupils living in the catchment
  • attendance at the traditional feeder schools – Shefford, Clophill, Haynes, Southill, Wilstead, Stondon, Shillington, Campton and Gravenhurst
  • any other children

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 'BEST staff'

Staff who work within BEST (Bedfordshire Schools Trust) on either a full-time or part-time basis. The parent must be a permanent member of the workforce and the member of staff has been employed at the school for two or more years at the time of application and/or recruited to fill a vacant post where there is a demonstrable skill shortage.

Allocation statistics
Allocation statistics
Published admission number (PAN) Requests Places offered Last place offered
240 286 240 At the time of the initial allocation in April 2020, the last place offered was to a child in criterion "attendance at the traditional feeder schools...", who lived at a distance of 2,362.01 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: 240

Oversubscription criteria:

  • all ‘looked after’ children or children who were previously ‘looked after’
  • children of permanent BEST staff (see definition below)
  • pupils with siblings at the school
  • pupils living in the catchment
  • attendance at the traditional feeder schools – Shefford, Clophill, Haynes, Southill, Wilstead, Stondon, Shillington, Campton and Gravenhurst
  • any other children

Definition of 'BEST staff'

Staff who work within BEST (Bedfordshire Schools Trust) on either a full-time or part-time basis. The parent must be a permanent member of the workforce and the member of staff has been employed at the school for two or more years at the time of application and/or recruited to fill a vacant post where there is a demonstrable skill shortage.

Find out how to apply for in-year school admission

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