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The Education (Grammar School Ballots) Regulations 1998

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Meaning of “feeder school”

6.—(1) For the purposes of these Regulations—

(a)in any school year the feeder schools for a group of grammar schools are each school from which at least 5 pupils have transferred to the group of grammar schools (taken together) during the relevant period; and

(b)in any school year the feeder schools for a stand alone grammar school are each school from which at least 5 pupils have transferred to the grammar school during the relevant period.

(2) In determining for the purpose of this regulation the number of pupils who have transferred from a school to a grammar school in any school year, pupils who were over the age of the transfer age group for the grammar school when they transferred to the grammar school shall be disregarded.

(3) In this regulation “relevant period” means the period consisting of the school year in question and the two preceding school years.

(4) For the purposes of this regulation where a grammar school was established in substitution for an independent school the grammar school and the independent school shall be treated as the same school.

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