Staverton C of E Voluntary Aided Primary School: admissions information

​Staverton C of E Voluntary Aided Primary School, Glebe Lane, Staverton, NN11 6JF

Oversubscription criteria

The governors will admit all pupils with a statement of Special Educational Needs which names the school.

  1. The governors will admit 'looked after children', or previously 'looked after children' but immediately after being looked after became subject to an adoption, residence or special guardianship order.
  2. The governors will admit children on social or medical grounds where professionals have clearly identified that the school will best meet the needs of the child. These applications must be accompanied by documentary evidence from appropriate professionals within the Health or Social services.
  3. Children of parents/guardians resident in the parishes of Staverton, Hellidon and Catesby who can demonstrate an allegiance to the Church of England or any church affiliated to Churches Together in England, through attendance (see residence definition below). These applications must be accompanied by form SIF/A available from the school. The completed SIF/A will then be sent to the minister with form SIF/B to verify church allegiance.
  4. Children of parents/legal guardians resident in the parishes of Staverton, Hellidon and Catesby (see residence definition below).
  5. Children who have a sibling attending the school at the time of admission (see sibling definition below).
  6. Children of parents/guardians resident outside the parishes of Staverton, Hellidon and Catesby who can demonstrate allegiance to the Church of England or to any church that is a member of Churches Together in England, through attendance. These applications must be accompanied by form SIF/A available from the school. The completed SIF/A will then be sent to the minister with form SIF/B to verify church allegiance.
  7. Children of parents/legal guardians of any faith or none, who express a preference for an education in a Church of England school.

Tiebreaker

Where there are more applications in any one category, applications will be prioritised on the distance from the address point of the child’s home to the address point of the school. Distances are measured on a straight line basis using a geographical information system.

Notes and definitions

Residency

The child’s place of residence is the address of the parent or legal guardian with whom the child spends the majority of time during the school week (parents/legal guardians may be asked to produce evidence of residency/home address at any time during the admissions process).

Parish boundaries

Parish map available from the school.

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 2 children share one common parent
  • a step-brother or step sister, where two children are related by a parent’s marriage
  • a brother or sister must be living at the same address when the application is made
  • adopted children.

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