Hayfield Cross Church of England School: admissions information

​Hayfield Cross Church of England School, Hanwood Park Avenue, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 5FJ

The governing body are the admission authority in this voluntary aided school and are therefore responsible for all admissions. The governing body will admit up to 60 pupils into year R.

The governing body will admit all pupils with a statement of special educational needs or Education, Health & Care plan which names the school.

Oversubscription criteria

  1. A ‘looked after child’ or a child who was previously looked after but immediately after being looked after became subject to an adoption, residence/child arrangement order, or special guardianship order
  2. Children who live within the Kettering East development
  3. Children who have a sibling attending the school at the time of admission (see sibling definition below)
  4. Children of parents who wish their children to be educated in a church school and Christian environment

Tiebreaker

Applications within each category will be prioritised on the distance from the address point of the child’s home to the address point of the school.

Distances are provided by the local authority and are measured on a straight-line basis using a geographical information system.

Sibling definition

Pupils who will have a brother or sister continuing on the school roll at the date of starting at the school. The definition of a brother or sister (sometimes referred to as a “sibling”) is:

  • A brother of 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 or partnership.
  • The partners must have co-habited in a permanent exclusive relationship (as if they were husband and wife or civil partners) for a minimum of 2 years
  • Adopted children

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

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