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So, what's the likelihood of a child getting a place at fabbo school cause his Dad works there?

(10 Posts)
DrNortherner Tue 23-Sep-08 10:58:15

Just a question smile

HuwEdwards Tue 23-Sep-08 11:00:04

dead cert, surely.

christywhisty Tue 23-Sep-08 11:35:11

Not necessarily. The best state school locally used to let children of staff have priority but stopped that about 2 years ago.

TheFallenMadonna Tue 23-Sep-08 11:36:58

State?
No different to anyone else.
But probably a plus on appeal (getting to the school etc)

DrNortherner Tue 23-Sep-08 12:55:16

Yep it's a state school.

I thought that about the appeal thing.

WendyWeber Tue 23-Sep-08 13:07:11

Are you out of catchment?

clam Tue 23-Sep-08 17:29:02

I can tell you for certain in Herts that it doesn't count for anything. It did, a couple of years back, but was excluded from the admissions criteria after someone challenged it as being unfair/discriminatory.
That is, if you're talking about a "normal" mixed community secondary. Some of the part-selective ones might have it still. Check the 'Moving On' book that the Year 6s have just been given.

PrimulaVeris Tue 23-Sep-08 17:35:41

None unless it's very clearly listed as one of the criteria in your LEA

spangle1 Tue 23-Sep-08 18:53:50

It is now illegal under the Education and Inspections Act 2006 (came into force this year) unless it is offered to the child of a teacher filling a "hard to fill" post.

twinsetandpearls Tue 23-Sep-08 18:57:23

I am hoping my dd will get a place at the school I teach at, it is out of catchment but we may move before then.

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