St John's (CE) Primary Academy, Clifton

The number of intended admissions for the academic year commencing September 2018 will be 30. The school will admit children with statements of Special Educational Needs or Education, Health and Care plan in which the school is named on the statement or plan.

Where the number of applications for St John's (CE) Primary Academy, Clifton received during the normal admissions round exceeds the Published Admission Number then admission will be determined in accordance with the following priority of admission criteria:

  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. Children living within the neighbourhood of Clifton Admissions Priority Area (a map detailing the neighbourhood of Clifton is available from the school) (see notes 2 and 3).

  3. A child who, or whose parents / guardians, worship at St John's Church, Clifton and who are:

    1. 'at the heart of the church';

    2. 'attached to the church'.

  4. Children with a brother or sister attending the school at the proposed date of admission.

  5. A child who, or whose parents / guardians, worship at St Martin's Church, Brighouse and who are:

    1. 'at the heart of the church';

    2. 'attached to the church'.

  6. A child who, or whose parents / guardians worship at St Chad's Hove Edge, St Matthew's Lightcliffe, St John's Rastrick or St Matthew's Rastrick and who are:

    1. 'at the heart of the church';

    2. 'attached to the church'.

  7. A child who, or whose parents / guardians are members of another Christian Church recognised by Churches Together in England and Wales, and who are:

    1. 'At the heart of the church';

    2. 'Attached to the church'.

  8. Children outside the neighbourhood of Clifton Admissions Priority Area.

A 'Supplementary information form' (SIF) to provide confirmation of Christian commitment is available from the academy.

Notes

  1. For the sibling criterion to be applicable, the older sibling must be attending the academy on 1 September of the academic year in which the younger sibling is to be admitted and one of the following conditions must exist:

    • brother and / or sister to be permanently resident at the same address;

    • step brother and / or sister to be permanently resident at the same address.

  2. The child's ordinary place of residence will be deemed to be a residential property at which the person or persons with parental responsibility for the child reside(s) at the closing date for receiving applications for admission to the academy.

  3. Where parental responsibility is held by more than one person and those persons reside in separate properties, the child's ordinary place of residence will be deemed to be that property at which the child resides for the greater part of the week including weekends.

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