Admissions Policy 2023-24 Statutory Consultation

UPDATE: 16.02.2022

The statutory consultation is complete, with no concerns, but agreement from Royal Borough of Richmond Admissions.

You can read the consultation report here, see the consultation log and our 2023-24 Master Admissions Policy

1 DECEMBER 2021:


Deer Park School opened in 2015 as a two-form entry school serving the community of Richmond upon Thames, East Twickenham and St Margaret’s.  Bellevue Place Education Trust (BPET), as the owner and manager of Deer Park School is the Admissions Authority.

In accordance with the School Admissions (Admission Arrangements and Co-ordination of Admission Arrangements) (England) Regulations 2012, admission authorities must consult on their admission arrangements at least once every 7 years, even if there have been no changes during that period. A consultation must run for a period of six weeks and be completed by 31 January 2022.

As there has not been any changes to the Deer Park Admissions Policy since creation in 2015, we are undertaking this process and this is our formal notification letter. The proposed, unchanged, policy is linked below under “how to respond”.

Who is consulted

This consultation is for the attention of:

  • Parents/carers of children currently at the school
  • School staff and School Local Advisory Board (LAB)
  • Pre-school and primary school providers within 1.5 miles of Deer Park School
  • The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

How to Respond

This consultation will run from 1 December 2021 to 20 January 2022.  You are invited to submit comments in writing about the Deer Park School 2023-24 Admissions Policy, to Tracey Blandford at BPET.

Please address any comments FAO: Tracey Blandford, Marketing Manager, Bellevue Place Education Trust c/o Kilburn Grange School, Priory Park Road, Kilburn, LONDON NW6 7UJ, by midday on 20 January 2022 or by email to  Please mark the subject “Deer Park 2023-24 Admissions Policy Consultation”.

What Happens After 20th January 2022

Following the consultation period BPET, as the Admissions Authority, will take any responses into account before determining the final policy arrangements and will prepare a report to be posted on the BPET and Deer Park School Website by 28 February 2022.