The Swan School is an academy Free School which is part of The River Learning Trust. The River Learning Trust is the admissions authority. For entry in September 2019 the school will only have places for a maximum of 120 Year 7 pupils. The school will not be taking admissions into any other year group for 2019/20. The process for admissions is outlined below. After this the school will become part of the Oxfordshire County Council co-ordinated admissions process where OCC carryout the admissions process.

The Swan School Admissions Policy can be found here.
The Swan School Catchment Area can be found here.
The Swan School Application Form will be available later in the year.

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Parents will fill out an application form specifically for The Swan School and, at the same time, fill out the usual county council application form, indicating their school preferences from the list of existing secondaries in the area.

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The Swan School will not be an option in the usual county council form and it is vital that both forms are filled out.

3

If the application to The Swan School is successful, then the pupil chooses whether to take up their place or go to the school that they have been allocated in the usual county council application process.

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The deadlines for both applications are the same (31st October 2018) and you will find out whether you have got into The Swan School at the same time as you are allocated another secondary in the area (1st March 2019).

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Applying for The Swan School will not prejudice your application for other schools.

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This admissions process will only operate for entry to The Swan School for September 2019. After that, The Swan School will become an option on the usual county council application form.