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NEW Scholarships for pupils in Science, Maths, Art, Music, English, Business & Enterprise.

 

YEAR 6 OPEN SESSIONS

OPEN MORNING - Tuesday 24 September, 9.30 - 10.30 am 

OPEN MORNING - Wednesday 25 September, 9.30 - 10.30 am

OPEN EVENING - Friday 27 September, 4.00 pm - 6.00 pm 

 

1.  COMMON APPLICATION FORM (CAF). Parents/Carers resident in Lambeth must ensure that they complete the Local Authority (Lambeth) Common Application Form.  Please ensure that Platanos College is clearly listed as one of the preferred schools on the CAF. All CAFs must be submitted to the home borough.

 

2.  APPLYING FROM ANOTHER BOROUGH OTHER THAN LAMBETH

Parents/Carers resident in another borough are welcome to apply to Platanos College for their child.  Please contact your home borough for a CAF and instructions on how to apply to a school in a different borough. Ensure that Platanos College is clearly listed as one of the preferred schools. You should also contact Lambeth and request an admissions booklet, which will contain further information such as entry arrangements.

 

3.  SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION FORM (SIF). All parents/carers must also complete the SIF and return this directly to the school. This can be obtained from Lambeth or direct from Platanos College by contacting the Main Office. Alternatively, an electronic copy of this Supplementary Information Form can be downloaded below.

Download the Supplementary Information Form here (pdf).

Download the Supplementary Information Form here (word).

 

4.  APPLYING FOR A SCHOLARSHIP PLACE

The school will make available scholarships to support pupils who demonstrate aptitude and potential in Art and Music.

Aptitude assessments take place separately. Selection for places will require the applicant to demonstrate aptitude and potential in an interview where the pupil can discuss the subject, present any evidence, art portfolios or play a musical instrument. These take place on one day over a weekend in the autumn term.

Application forms for the scholarships can be obtained from the school's Main Office or downloaded below.

Download the Scholarship Application Form here (pdf). 

Download the Scholarship Application Form here (word).

In addition, pupils that have been offered and accepted a place at Platanos College may apply for scholarships in other subjects including English, Maths and Science.

 

5.  IN-YEAR APPLICATIONS

For 'In-Year' applications (i.e. applying to join the school in the middle of the academic year) please contact the school office directly.

You will also need to complete the In-Year Application Form found below and return to the school office. If you also intend to apply for a scholarship (these are subject to availability), you must complete the Scholarship Application Form found above.

Download the In-Year SIF here (pdf). 

Download the In-Year SIF here (word).

 

'This is an excellent school, where parents rightly feel that it gives their children every chance of succeeding in life. It is a purposeful place where everyone's right to work and learn is respected.' Ofsted