The Trustees of The Mead Academy Trust are consulting on the proposed Admission to Reception class for River Mead School, as determined by the School Admissions Code and The School Admissions (Admission Arrangements and Co-ordination of Admission Arrangements) (England) Regulations 2012.

The Mead Academy Trust is consulting on planned changes to the admission number into Reception at River Mead School for September 2021. The Trust plans to ‘continue with the reduced planned admission number (PAN) from 45 to 30’, (as per the previous Admissions Arrangements for 2020-21), with a proposed permanent change to be submitted to the ESFA. We are required to consult on this planned change to the Pupil Admission Number for Reception class.

If you wish to comment on our proposed Admission Arrangements, you can do so via a range of options:-

  1. Submit your comments via email to
  2. Write to: Mrs R Higgs, Clerk to Governors at River Mead School, Lowbourne, Melksham, Wilts, SN12 7ED
  3. Attend the consultation meeting, which has been scheduled for Wednesday  22 January 2020, at 4.00 pm, at River Mead School.

All submissions must be received by 9am on Friday 24 January 2020.