Admissions

  • Mordiford CE Primary School Admissions Criteria 2018/2019

    The planned admission number (PAN) for each year group is 21 children. The criteria for the admission of children to Mordiford CE Primary, an Academy School, to be applied in the event of over-subscription, are in the following order of priority:

    1. Looked after children and children who were previously looked after but immediately after being looked after became subject to adoption, a child arrangements order, or special guardianship order.
    2. Children who appear to the Governing Body of Mordiford CE Primary School to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.
    3. Children with an Education Health Care Plan (ECHP) naming Mordiford CE Primary School as the preferred school.
    4. A child who lives within the school’s defined catchment area and has a sibling attending Mordiford.
    5. A child who lives within the school’s defined catchment area.
    6. A child who lives outside of the school’s catchment area and has a sibling attending the school at the time of admission.
    7. A child whose family are active members of the Church of England. (This application must be supported by a letter from the appropriate Vicar/Rector/Minister)
    8. A child whose family are active members of a Christian church. (This application must be supported by a letter from the appropriate Minister)
    9. A child with unique circumstances which prevent them from attending their designated school (additional evidence is required for this).
    10. A child who attends Mordiford Dragons Playgroup.
    11. The child of a member of staff at Mordiford CE Primary School.
    12. A child living outside the school’s catchment area and who does not qualify on any of the above statements will be considered in relation to the distance from school using the most likely route of travel.

    If the school is not able to offer a place to a child due to over subscription parents do have the right of appeal against this decision. In these circumstances the Head teacher will give advice and information about the appeal procedures.

     

    Appeals Timetable:

     

    1. Appeals must be lodged within 30 days from the date of notification that their application was unsuccessful.
    2. At least 10 school days’ notice will be given of an appeal hearing.
    3. Decision letters will be sent within 5 school days of the hearing wherever possible.

    For those wishing to apply for a church place please download our church place form below

    CofE Church Place Application Form