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ADMISSIONS

Appeal of decision not to award a place for Reception September 2018

Appeals will take place in June 201 - date to be confirmed.

The information below sets out the appeals process against a decision made by the Independent Jewish Day School (IJDS) not to offer a place to an applicant for a place at the IJDS.

  1. If you have been unsuccessful in obtaining a place for your child at the IJDS, you have the right to appeal this decision to an independent appeal panel, within 20 school days of receiving notification of this decision.
  2. In order to bring an appeal against a decision not to offer your child a place at the IJDS, you must send your appeal, in writing, to the address listed on the form attached below.
  3. Your written appeal must be lodged within 20 school days of the date on which you received notification that your child has not been offered a place. You will need to submit any evidence on which you wish to rely to support your grounds of appeal.
  4. All appeals will be conducted in accordance with the statutory guidance set out in the School Admission Appeals Code 2012 (and any modifications thereto).
  5. The timetable for the appeal will be as follows: 
    Within 20 school days of notification that application is unsuccessful
    Lodge written appeal  to the address set out in the form attached below
    Not less than 10 school days before the appeal hearing is to take place
    School must provide written notification to the applicant of the hearing date and of arrangements for the appeal hearing.
    Also:
    • inform applicant of deadline for submission of further evidence and that if this deadline is missed the evidence may not be considered at the appeal; and
    • ask applicant if they will call witnesses or be represented at the hearing.
    5 school days before the appeal hearing is to take place
    Deadline for the submission of:
    • further evidence by appellant and IJDS; and
    • appellant to confirm whether they will call witnesses or be represented at the hearing. If this deadline is missed the evidence may not be considered at the appeal (unless both parties agree).
    Within 5 school days after the hearing Panel will provide written decision to the applicant, London Borough of Barnet and to IJDS.

IJDS Admission Arrangements for September 2018 onwards and for in year admissions from September 2018:

To apply for a place at the IJDS you need to:

  1. consider our admission arrangements
  2. complete an application form
  3. complete a Supplementary Information Form (SIF)
  4. apply through the e-admissions website

The relevant forms and a copy of our admission arrangements can be accessed below:

IJDS Admission Arrangements – September 2018

IJDS Admission application form

SIF IJDS

If you have any further queries please email the school office at office@ijds.co.uk and title your email ‘admissions’.

IJDS Flexible offer for Gan Provision

The IJDS is proud to announce its flexible offering for Gan provision. The Gan is open daily (Monday - Fridays) from 8.30am until 3.30pm and in the winter from 8.30am until 1.00pm on Fridays. If you would like any further information on what this means for your child please contact the office@ijds.co.uk and Mrs Masters will pass your query onto the relevant member of the Senior Leadership Team.