Silverstone Infant School: admissions information

Silverstone Infants School, High Street, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, NN12 8US​

Oversubscription criteria 2017

Places will be allocated to pupils who have a statement of Special Educational Needs (SEN) or Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan that names the school as appropriate provision. When there are more applications for places than there are places available, priority will be given in the following order:

  1. Children in public care or previously in public care but immediately after being looked after became subject to an adoption, residence or child arrangements order or special guardianship order
  2. Pupils who live in the linked area of Silverstone, Abthorpe and Wappenham.
  3. Pupils with an older sibling continuing at the school at the time of admission of the younger child (see definition of sibling below).
  4. Other pupils.

Tiebreaker 

If the admission number is exceeded within criterion (ii) priority will be given to those who live furthest from the nearest alternative school. If the admission number is exceeded within any other criterion priority will be given to those who live closest to the school. This will be measured by the Northamptonshire Count Council’s geographic information system (GIS).

Definition of Siblings

The definition of a brother or sister sometimes referred to as a sibling:

  • a brother or sister sharing the same parents;
  • a half brother or half sister where two children share one common parent;
  • a step-brother or step sister, where two children are related by a parent’s marriage;
  • adopted children.

A brother or sister must be living at the same address when the application is made.

Oversubscription criteria 2016 to 2017 (in-year applications)

Places will be allocated to pupils who have a statement of SEN that names the school as appropriate provision. When there are more applications for places than there are places available, priority will be given in the following order:

  1. Children in public care or previously in public care but immediately after being in public care became subject to an adoption, residence or special guardianship order.
  2. Pupils with an older brother or sister continuing at the school or the linked Junior School at the time of admission of the younger child.
  3. Pupils who live in the linked area.
  4. Other pupils.

Tiebreaker

If the admission number is exceeded within criterion (3) priority will be given to those who live further from the nearest alternative school. If the admission number is exceeded within any other criterion priority will be given to those who live closest to the school.

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