Joining Us

Admissions

Looking forward to Year 7 2022
2021-22 Intake
2022-23 Intake
2023-24 Intake
Appeals
Policies

Dear Parents & Carers of those youngsters joining us in September 2022 

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for choosing The Philip Morant School & College for your son or daughter.  

We have produced the following information:

Transition days will be on either the 6th or 7th July with an evening for parents on the evening of the 7th July.  You will have received an email with the date that your child is attending.  If you have not received that please contact [email protected]  Further details will be sent out about these events.

We look forward to meeting you and your children.

Your sincerely

 

Mr Holder                                        Mrs Neill

Executive Head Teacher          Head of School

Please find below a copy of our determined admission arrangements for September 2021/22 intake.

Admissions Policy 2021-22 – Philip Morant School and College
Priority Admission Area – List of Roads – Philip Morant School and College
Priority Admission Map – Philip Morant School and College

Applying for a place in Years 7-11

If your child is already of secondary school age and you wish to apply for a place in Year 7 to Year 11 in the academic year commencing September 2021, please click on the link below to complete the Mid Year Application form.  Once submitted it will be sent straight to our admissions department.

You will also need to arrange for your child’s current or previous school  to complete the form entitled Mid Year Application – previous school to complete, link below.  Your application cannot be processed until this form is received.

Please also forward to the school a copy of your child’s birth certificate or passport and evidence of your home address to [email protected]

Please read the Guidance Notes below.

Mid Year Application – PMSC
Mid Year Application – previous school to complete
Mid Year Application Guidance Notes

New joiners information

New Joiners Induction Booklet

Year 7 September 2022

Applications for September 2022 intake has now closed.  If you have missed the deadline please contact Essex County Council Admissions and they will assist you or follow the link below for the ECC Admission pages.  ECC advise that applications received after 31 October 2021 will be considered late and you may reduce your chance of being offered a place at your preferred school.

Read about the ECC Admissions.

Please find below a copy of our determined admission arrangements for September 2022/23 intake.

Admissions Policy 2022-23 – Philip Morant School and College

Priority Admission Area – List of Roads – Philip Morant School and College

Priority Admission Map – Philip Morant School and College

Applying for a place in Years 7-11

If your child is already of secondary school age and you wish to apply for a place in Year 7 to Year 11 in the academic year commencing September 2022, please click on the link below to complete the Mid Year Application form.  Once submitted it will be sent straight to our admissions department.

You will also need to arrange for your child’s current or previous school  to complete the form entitled Mid Year Application – previous school to complete, link below.  Your application cannot be processed until this form is received.

Please also forward to the school a copy of your child’s birth certificate or passport and evidence of your home address to [email protected]

Please read the Guidance Notes below.

New joiners information

New Joiners Induction Booklet

 

Year 7 September 2023

Applications for September 2023 will open in Septmeber 2022 and information from Essex County Council will be sent to you.  You must apply directly to Essex County Council.  Further information will be published on thier website in due course

Read about the secondary school (year 7) place application process.

The national offer day is 1st March 2023. 

Please find below a copy of our determined admission arrangements for September 2022/23 intake.

Please click here to view the determined admission arrangements for 2023/24.

Priority Admission Area – List of Roads – Philip Morant School and College

Priority Admission Map – Philip Morant School and College

To view the proposed admission arrangements for all schools within the trust  please click here and you will be directed to The Sigma Trust website.

Please read the Guide to School Admission Appeals to help you with your appeal.

Year 7 September 2022 Appeals

On 24th April 2020, the Government released guidelines for schools to follow with regards to the hearing of admission appeals during the pandemic.  Those guidelines have been extended by the Government, therefore, again this year appeals lodged by parents/carers will be held virtually (via Zoom).

If you have been refused a place for your child in year 7 for September 2022, please see the timetable below

29/03/2022 – deadline to lodge your appeal

20/06/2022 – appeal hearing

Master Appeals Form

A guide to school admission appeals

Appeal Information and Notes

 

Mid-Year Appeals (for students in Y7-Y11 commencing September 2021)

If you have been refused a place at the school and wish to appeal the decision not to offer your child a place at the school please complete the Appeals Form and read the Appeals Information.

Master Appeals Form

A guide to school admission appeals

Appeal Information and Notes

Prospectus

Click below to see the Philip Morant Prospectus

Careers

If you are interested in applying for a vacancy within The Sigma Trust please view our current vacancies on TES or complete an application form

Completed application forms should be emailed to:
[email protected]

If you would like further details about any of our advertised posts please email the address above.

Governance Committee

Paxman & Philip Morant Joint Local Governance Committee 
The Local Governance Committee (LGC) plays an important role in providing insight into the community , the opportunities and the challenges that a school faces in its local community. 
A committee consists of a minimum of nine members with at least two elected parents and two staff members, including the Headteacher. 
The LGC meetings are held every term with Governors taking on specific areas of responsibility to visit a school regularly and gather feedback across areas of the school such as curriculum, behaviour, safeguarding or safety. The Chairs of LGC meet with the Chair of the Trust and the CEO on a termly basis. 
 
Paxman Academy and Philip Morant School & College are proudly supported by a dedicated group of volunteer local Governors who operate as a joint LGC. 
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Paxman Academy Local Governance Committee, please contact the Clerk to the LGC by email on [email protected]
 
The duties of the LGCs include:
  • Establishing the vision and ethos for the relevant academy ensuring that it fits within and promotes the vision and ethos of the Trust.
  • Safeguarding and promoting the values of the Academy
  • Supporting the Headteacher of the Academy and being a critical friend
  • Monitoring the achievement, quality of teaching and behaviour and safety within the Academy
  • Engagement with the Academy’s key stakeholders e.g. parents/carers, pupils and staff
  • Advising the Trustees about local issues they need to consider that affect the Academy

For full details of the governance of The Sigma Trust including The Scheme of Delegation and Articles of Association are available on the Sigma Trust website.

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