Welcome to the Harris Academy Riverside admissions page.
The local authority administers admissions for Harris Academy Riverside.
Information about the admissions process can be found on the local authority website by clicking here.
Information about important dates for admissions can be found on the local authority website by clicking here.
To find out when our open days and open mornings are please click here
Important dates - applications must be made to the local authority here.
|Applications for year 7 September 2020 open
2nd September 2019
31st October 2019
|You can access the LA website to find out if you have been successful from
12.30 AM on Monday
2nd March 2020
If you are unsuccessful you may appeal; the deadline for appeals is detailed below.
Forms and documents can be downloaded from the local authority website by clicking here. See below to download an appeals form.
Once we have received notification from the local authority that a child has been allocated a place at Harris Academy Riverside, we will contact parents or carers with various information and to arrange to meet. For September 2020 starters, this will be after March 2020
Please note that the academy does not have any authority or influence over the offer of places which are determined in accordance with our oversubscriptions criteria which can be found in our admissions policy. The offer of places is administered by the local authority.
If you have been unlucky and have not secured a place at the academy despite applying to the local authority for one, and feel that you have grounds, then you are entitled to appeal.
A parent or carer who wishes to appeal against the decisions of the local authority in offering places should give notice that they intend to appeal by e mailing the academy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parents or carers appealing will then be asked to complete an appeals form and submit it to the academy with any supporting evidence or documents. The appeals form can be downloaded from this page (below) or the academy can provide one.
The deadline for appeals for the academic year commencing September 2020 is 4pm on Monday 13th April 2020.
Appeals will be held during June 2020. Appeals are heard by an independent panel.The appeals panel should take into account your arguments, any arguments put forward by the academy and the academy's admissions policy and oversubscriptions criteria.
Decisions of the appeal panel are binding on all parties. Only one appeal is allowed per applicant.