St Andrew's CE (VA) Infant School

The Planned Admission Limit (PAL) for admissions to Reception in September 2017, will be a maximum of 60. Parents / guardians applying under the Christian commitment criteria, must complete a Supplementary information form (SIF) from. Get this from the school and return it by the date stated on the form.

The school admits children with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Education Health and Care plans (EHCP), where St Andrew's CE (VA) Infant School is named on their EHCP.

Where the number of applications received during the normal admissions round exceeds the PAL, the Governing Body will apply the following criteria, in strict order of priority:

  1. Children who are Looked After:
    • children who are looked after by the Local Authority in accordance with Section 22 of the Children Act 1989;
    • children who were previously looked after, but ceased to be so because they became adopted;
    • children who became subject to a child arrangements or special guardianship order.
  2. Children who have brothers or sisters (including a half, step or adoptive) on roll at this, or the Junior, School at the time of application and admission.
  3. Children whose parents / guardians regularly worship at the Parish of St Martin's, Brighouse. Or worship at Christian Churches recognised by Churches Together in England and Wales, whose Church is within the Parish.
  4. Children whose parents / guardians regularly worship outside the Parish of St Martin's, Brighouse. Where this is the nearest Voluntary Aided school and they are regular worshippers at Christian Churches recognised by Churches Together in England and Wales.
  5. A regular, but not frequent, worshipper at points 3 or 4 above, such as:
    • a person who usually attends a monthly family or church service;
    • a person who is regularly involved in weekday church activity, including an element of worship;

    for a period of two years prior to the closing date for applications.

  6. Children of parents residing within the Parish of St Martin's, Brighouse.
  7. Other children.

For further information on over-subscription criteria, see: Church of England, Voluntary Aided schools .