Consultation of 2024 -25 Admissions Policy

2024/5 Admission Arrangements 



The Kemnal Academies Trust is the admission authority for Hilltop Primary School. The Admission Authority is consulting on the Academy’s proposed Admission Arrangements for 2024-2025 in accordance with paragraph 1.45 of the School Admissions Code (September 2021). 

Duration of the Consultation 

The consultation process is open from Monday 17 October to Monday 28 November. If you wish to comment on the proposal you must submit your response in writing during this period. Details of how to submit your views are set out below (see “How to respond to the Consultation”). 

Who is involved in the Consultation? 

● parents of children between the ages of 2 and 18; 

● other persons in the area who in the opinion of the Admission Authority have an interest in the proposal; 

● all other primary and secondary admission authorities in the local area; and

● the local authority. 

The Proposal 

The Admission Authority proposes the changes detailed below to the policy. Please note that the Academy admissions arrangements may look different as they have been updated to a new Admission Authority template, and there has been some rewording which does not affect the content of the policy, or to comply with requirements of the Admissions Code. 

i) Additional information has been provided regarding oversubscription criteria. Steps are outlined in the case of a Tie-break situation, Multiple Births, Fraudulent or Misleading applications, Fair Access protocols.

A copy of the proposed Admissions Arrangements for 2024/25 can be found on the website on the page entitled “Consultation of 2024-25 Admissions Policy” available from the “Admissions” menu.  

How to respond to the Consultation 

You are invited to send any comments in relation to the proposal in writing to Headteachers via email or via post for the attention of Mrs McNiven and Mr Farndon, Hilltop Primary School, Ditchling Hill, Crawley RH118QL

What happens next? 

Following the consultation period, the Admission Authority will consider any comments received and determine how to proceed. 

The Admission Authority will determine the final Admission Arrangements for the Academy by 28th February 2023. A copy of the Admission Arrangements will be published on the Academy’s website by 15th March 2023. 

Any subsequent objections to the published Admission Arrangements will need to be made to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator by 15th May 2023. 


Final Draft Admissions Policy 2024/25