For September 2019, Vandyke has an agreed admission number of 300 students for entry in year 9. The school will accordingly admit up to 300 students in the relevant age group each year if sufficient applications are received. All applicants will be admitted if 300 or fewer apply.
If the number of applications for admission exceeds the admission number of 300, after the admission of students with an Educational Health and Care Plan where the school is named in the Plan, the criteria in the admissions policy attached will be applied to decide the order in which places will be allocated.
Details of Vandyke’s admissions in September 2018 are as follows:
Total number of requests for places: 273
Total number of places allocated: 273
Residents of Central Bedfordshire are requested to apply for a place using the online facility at: http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/school/admissions/2019/transfer-upper/overview.aspx
Applications for places at Vandyke should be made by Monday 31 October 2018. In the case of students at our partner middle schools, if parents/carers prefer to apply using hard copy forms, these should be returned to the headteacher of your son/daughter’s current school.
Those applying from elsewhere may not use the online facility and must complete their home local authority application form and send it directly to Transfer to Upper 2019, School Admissions, Central Bedfordshire Council, Watling House, High Street North, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 1LF.