Christ Church CE (VA) Junior

The Planned Admission Limit for admission to the Y3 cohort in the school year commencing September 2017 will be a maximum of 40. Those parents / guardians who wish to apply under the Christian commitment criteria must obtain a copy of the Supplementary information form (SIF) from the school and return it to the school by the date stated on the form.

The school will admit children with statements of Special Educational Needs or Education, Health and Care plans in which the school is named on the statement or plan.

Where the number of applications for Christ Church CE (VA) Junior School received during the normal admissions round exceeds the admission number of the school, the Governing Body will apply the following criteria in strict order of priority:

  1. Children who are 'Looked After' (a child who is looked after by the Local Authority in accordance with Section 22 of the Children Act 1989), or children who were previously looked after but ceased to be so because they became adopted or became subject to a residence or special guardianship order.

  2. A child who has a brother or sister (including half, step or adoptive brother or sister) attending the school at the proposed date of admission.

  3. A child who, or whose parents / guardians, reside(s) within the parish of Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge, or whose parents / guardians are on the electoral roll of that church, and who are:

    1. 'At the heart of the church'
    2. 'Attached to the church'.
  4. A child whose parents / guardians reside within the parish of Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge, who are members of another Christian Church recognised by Churches Together in England and Wales whose Church is within the parish, and who are:

    1. 'At the heart of the church'
    2. 'Attached to the church'
  5. Children from our associated school, Tuel Lane Infant School.

  6. Other children.

Please refer to Church of England, Voluntary Aided schools for further information relating to oversubscription criteria.