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The Steiner Academy is an all-through school catering for children aged 4 - 16 years. In the 2018-19 academic year, we will have 478 pupils in classes from Reception to year 11. The school will add new classes at Reception (52 pupils) and Year 7 (26 pupils) until we reach full capacity of 624 pupils in 2021.

Year 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
R 26 26 52 52 52 52 52 52 52
1 26 26 26 52 52 52 52 52 52
2 26 26 26 26 52 52 52 52 52
3 26 26 26 26 26 52 52 52 52
4 26 26 26 26 26 52 52 52
5 26 26 26 26 26 52 52
6 26 26 26 26 26 52
7 26 26 26 26 52 52 52 52 52
8 26 26 26 26 52 52 52 52
9 26 26 26 26 52 52 52
10 26 26 26 26 52 52
11 26 26 26 26 52

We currently only have limited places in Reception and Year 1.

All our year groups are full and have waiting lists except reception and year 1 that have limited spaces.


Admissions Arrangements

The Steiner Academy Exeter is committed to operating a fair and transparent admissions process, in accordance with the School Admissions Code, the School Admissions Appeals Code and admissions law as it applies to state funded schools.

There are two types of applications

  1. If your child will be Reception age or Year 7 in September 2019 then you must apply via
    https://new.devon.gov.uk/educationandfamilies/school-information/apply-for-a-school-place.
  2. In year admissions - for admissions to all other year groups, please apply direct to the school
    In-year Admissions Application Form 2018-19
    Please ensure that you apply for the correct year group for your child's date of birth at the time of application (see table below):
    Secondary years Steiner class D.O.B from D.O.B to
    Year 11 Class 10 01.09.2002 31.08.2003
    Year 10 Class 9 01.09.2003 31.08.2004
    Year 9 Class 8 01.09.2004 31.08.2005
    Year 8 Class 7 01.09.2005 31.08.2006
    Year 7 Class 6 01.09.2006 31.08.2007
    Primary years Steiner class D.O.B from D.O.B to
    Year 6 Class 5 01.09.2007 31.08.2008
    Year 5 Class 4 01.09.2008 31.08.2009
    Year 4 Class 3 01.09.2009 31.08.2010
    Year 3 Class 2 01.09.2010 31.08.2011
    Year 2 Class 1 01.09.2011 31.08.2012
    Year 1 Kindergarten 01.09.2012 31.08.2013
    Reception Kindergarten 01.09.2013 31.08.2014

The admissions arrangements for each year apply to both types of applications

We strongly recommend that you read the relevant admissions arrangements.

2018-19 arrangements (.pdf)

2019-20 arrangements (.pdf)


Appeals

School Admission appeals are administered in accordance with the requirements of the School Admission Appeals Code issued by the Department for Education. If you applied for a school place and your child has been refused admission to the Academy, you have the legal right to appeal against that decision. An appeal form can be downloaded here or requested from the Reception Office

2018-19 appeals timetable (.pdf)


Useful Links

Local Authority

For families resident in Devon, the ‘home’ local authority is Devon County Council

Devon County Council, County Hall, Topsham Road, Exeter, Devon. EX2 4QD

'My Devon' School Admissions Service

0345 155 1019

www.devon.gov.uk/admissions

The Office of the Schools Adjudicator

www.gov.uk/government/organisations/office-of-the-schools-adjudicator

The Education Funding Agency

www.gov.uk/government/organisations/education-funding-agency

The Department for Education

Sanctuary Buildings, 20 Great Smith St, London SW1P 3BT

0370 000 2288

www.education.gov.uk

School Admissions Code

www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-admissions-code–2

School Admission Appeals Code

www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-admissions-appeals-code


Help!

If you are unsure or need assistance with any aspect of the admissions process, please do not hesitate to email us at admissions@steineracademyexeter.org.uk, telephone us on 01392 757371 or write to us at Thomas Hall, Cowley Bridge Road, Exeter, EX4 5AD. We aim to respond to admissions enquiries within five working days. Please note that the admissions clerk works Monday to Wednesday during term time.