Elland CE (VA) J, I and N School

The Planned Admission Number for admission to the Reception year in the school year commencing September 2017 is 30. Where the number of applications for the 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.

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

  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, or whose parents / guardians, resides within the parish of Elland and whose parents / guardians are on the electoral roll of St Mary's or All Saints Churches, Elland and who are:

    1. 'at the heart of the church'
    2. 'attached to the church'.
  3. A child who has brother or sister (including a half, step or adoptive brother or sister) attending the school at the proposed date of admission.

  4. Children whose parents seek admission for them on medical or social grounds (this includes any children with disabilities). Such applications must be supported by a letter from the Area Medical Officer, or the Director of Children and Young People's Services, or the Director of Health and Social Care.

  5. A child whose parents / guardians reside within the parish of Elland 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'.
  6. A child of parents residing within the parish of Elland.

  7. Other children.

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