Barkisland CE (VA) Primary

The Planned Admission Number for admission to the Reception year in the school year commencing September 2018 is 30.

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.

If you wish to apply under Christian commitment criteria you should obtain a copy of the school's Supplementary information form (SIF) from the school and return the SIF to the school by the date the school states on the form.

Where the number of applications for Barkisland CE (VA) Primary 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 in care (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 whose parents / guardians reside within the parish of Barkisland and West Scammonden and:

    1. have been worshipping at Christ Church, Barkisland for a minimum of two years at the time of application and who are:

      (i) 'at the heart of the church';

      (ii) 'attached to the church';

    2. have been worshipping at St Bartholomew's, West Scammonden and Deanhead for a minimum of two years at the time of the application and who are:

      (i) 'at the heart of the church';

      (ii) 'attached to the church';

    3. have been worshipping at St Bartholomew's, Ripponden or St John's, Rishworth for a minimum of two years at the time of the application and who are:

      (i) 'at the heart of the church';

      (ii) 'attached to the church';

    4. have been worshipping at another Christian church recognised by Churches Together in England and Wales for a minimum of two years at the time of the application and who are:

      (i) 'at the heart of the church';

      (ii) 'attached to the church'.

  3. A child of parents / guardians residing within the parish of Barkisland and West Scammonden.

  4. A child who has a brother or sister attending the school:

    1. at the proposed date of admission. The child or their parents must have been worshipping at Christ Church, Barkisland for a minimum of two years at the time of the application and be:

      (i) 'at the heart of the church';

      (ii) 'attached to the church';

    2. at the proposed date of admission. The child or their parents must have been worshipping at St Bartholomew's, West Scammonden and Deanhead for a minimum of two years at the time of the application and be:

      (i) 'at the heart of the church';

      (ii) 'attached to the church';

    3. at the proposed date of admission. The child or their parents must have been worshipping at St Bartholomew's, Ripponden or St John's, Rishworth for a minimum of two years at the time of the application and be:

      (i) 'at the heart of the church';

      (ii) 'attached to the church';

    4. at the proposed date of admission. The child or their parents must have been worshipping at another Christian church recognised by Churches Together in England and Wales for a minimum of two years at the time of application and be:

      (i) 'at the heart of the church';

      (ii) 'attached to the church';

    5. A child who has a brother or sister attending the school at the proposed date of admission.

  5. Other children.

A map showing the parish boundaries is available at the school on request, on the  Barkisland CE (VA) Primary school website or via A church near you

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