Wilby CEVA Primary School: admissions information

​Wilby CEVA Primary School, Church Lane, Wilby, Wellingborough, NN8 2UG

Oversubscription criteria:

When there are more applications than there are places available, the Governors will admit pupils according to the following criteria which are listed in order of priority.

The governors will admit all pupils with a statement of Special Educational Need or EHC Plan
which name the school.

Governors will admit pupils according to the following criteria which are listed in order of priority:

  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 arrangements order, 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 worshipping members of St Mary’s, Wilby who are resident in the ecclesiastical Parish (See worshipping members and residence definition below. Please refer to www.achurchnearyou.com for details of the Ecclesiastical Parish boundary or contact the school for a map). These applications must be accompanied by the SIF Part A which is available from the school. The completed SIF Part A will then be sent to the minister with the SIF Part B to verify church allegiance.
  4. Children living with their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) in the ecclesiastical Parish of St Mary The Virgin Wilby (See residence definition below. Please refer to www.achurchnearyou.com for details of the Ecclesiastical Parish boundary or contact the school for a map).
  5. Children who have a sibling attending the school at the time of admission. (See sibling definition below)
  6. Children of worshipping members of St Mary’s Wilby who live outside the ecclesiastical parish (See worshipping members definition below. Please refer to www.achurchnearyou.com for details of the Ecclesiastical Parish boundaries or contact the school for a map).These applications must be accompanied by the SIF Part A which is available from the school. The completed SIF Part A will then be sent to the minister with the SIF Part B to verify church allegiance.
  7. Children of worshipping members of any Church that is a member of Churches Together in England, this includes the Church of England. (See worshipping members definition below.) These applications must be accompanied by the SIF Part A which is available from the school. The completed SIF Part A will then be sent to the minister with the SIF Part B to verify church allegiance.
  8. Children of parent(s) or legal guardian(s) of other faiths, or none, who wish their child to be educated in a church school and Christian environment.

Tiebreaker

Where there are more applications in any one category, applications will be prioritised on the distance from the child’s home to the address point of the school. (This will be determined by the Local Authority using their standard method as described in the published information to parent(s) or legal guardian(s))

Boundaries

For ecclesiastical Parish boundaries, maps are available from the school.

Residency definition

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. (Parent(s) or legal guardian(s) may be asked to produce evidence of residency or home address at any time during the admissions process).

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/partnership
  • adopted children

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

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