Todmorden CE (VA) J and I School

The Planned Admission Number for admission to the Reception class in the school year commencing September 2018 is a maximum of 29. The school will admit children with Special Educational Need and Disability (SEND) Education Health and Care plans where Todmorden CE (VA) J and I School is named on the plan.

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 Todmorden CE (VA) J and I 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's Act 1989). This also includes children who were looked after but ceased to be so because they were adopted or became subject to a child arrangements or special guardianship order.

  2. A child who has a brother or sister (including a half, step or adoptive brother or sister) on roll at the time of application and admission.

  3. A child who, or whose parents / guardians resides within the parish of St Mary's Church, Todmorden, whose parents / guardians are on the electoral roll of that church, and who are:

    'At the heart of the church'

    A regular worshipper at St Mary's Church, Todmorden. A person who worships at least once a month, for a period of six months, prior to the closing date for application. The worshipper could be one or both parents, or children who attend St Mary's Church club or Sunday school.

  4. A child whose parents / guardians reside within the parish of St Mary's, Todmorden, who are members of another Christian Church recognised by Churches Together in England and Wales who are:

    'At the heart of the church'

    A regular worshipper of a 'Churches Together' church. A person who worships at least once a month, for a period of six months prior to the closing date for application. The worshipper could be one or both parents, or children who attend a church club or Sunday school.

  5. Other children.

If there is oversubscription within any category, then pupils will be admitted in the order of proximity of the pupil's home to the school.

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