ADMISSIONS CRITERIA FOR ENTRY TO PLAYGROUP IN SEPTEMBER 2014

Victoria College is a non-denominational school and welcomes children from all backgrounds.

1.  Children entering the Playgroup should be aged at least two years at the start of the 2014-2015 academic year.

2.  Consideration in the first instance will be given to applicants who are due to progress to Pre-School in the 2015-2016 academic year, i.e. those applicants who reach the age of 3 between the dates of 2nd July 2014 and 1st July 2015.

3 (a)  In the event of the Playgroup being over-subscribed at criterion 2 level, the following criteria will be applied in the following order.

(i)  Applicant is a girl;

(ii)  Sister+ attends or has attended the Playgroup, Pre-School class, the Preparatory Department or Senior School* of Victoria College (name and date of attendance to be supplied).

(iii)  Applicant is the first born girl in the family.

(iv)  Mother of the applicant attended Victoria College or Richmond Lodge School (name and date of attendance to be supplied).

(v)  Brother is/was at RBAI School (including Inchmarlo) or any other single sex school.

3 (b)  In the event of a tiebreaker, account will be taken of the date of receipt of the initial formal written application to Playgroup, with the earliest application received given preference.

As an exception to the above, special consideration may be given to a late application which is the result of an unforeseen change in family circumstances.

The number of pupils admitted each year are expected to range from between 16-20, with numbers to be reviewed on a regular basis.

Children should be toilet-trained before commencing Playgroup.
A deposit of £300.00 is required to reserve a place within Playgroup.

+ “Sister” includes a step or half-sister 
* Senior School – Years 8-14

You can download a copy of the Playgroup Application Form here.