Finedon Mulso CEVA Junior School, Wellingborough Road, Finedon, Wellingborough, NN9 5J
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 give priority to children with a statement of Special Educational Needs which names the school.
- Looked After Children’, or previously ‘looked after’, that is children in local authority care but immediately after being looked after became subject to an adoption, residence or special guardianship order. A looked after child is a child who is (a) in the care of a local authority, or (b) being provided with accommodation by a local authority in the exercise of their social services functions (see the definition in section 22(1) of the Children Act 1989).
- 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.
- Children transferring from Finedon Infant School.
- Children of parent(s)/legal guardian(s) who are worshipping members of any church which is located in the Ecclesiastical Parish of Finedon and is a member of Churches Together in England, which includes the Church of St. Mary the Virgin Finedon. 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.
- Children living with their parents/legal guardians in the Ecclesiastical Parish of Finedon. http://www.achurchnearyou.com (see residence definition below).
- Children who have a sibling attending the school at the time of admission (see sibling definition below).
- Children of worshipping members of any church outside the Ecclesiastical Parish of Finedon that is a member of Churches Together in England, this includes the Church of England. 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.
- Children of parents/legal guardians of other faiths, or none, who wish their child to be educated in this church school and Christian environment.
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. It is measured on a straight line basis, using a geographical information system.
Definition of 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).
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 2 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.