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If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below. 

Our Admissions Criteria Summary

 

(The Governors' Admissions Policy is available on request) 

Parents who are considering Our Lady and St. Rose's for their child are invited to make an appointment to visit the school during the working day.

 

Each September, the Governing Body will admit up to 30 children to the Reception Class. This shall be the standard number as the class moves up through the school. The Governing Body will apply the following admissions criteria in the order given.

 

1. Baptised Catholic children who are in the care of the local authority (looked-after children) or provided with accommodation by them (e.g. children with foster parents) 
(Section 22 of the Children Act 1989).

 

2. Baptised Catholic children living within the Parish of Our Lady and St Rose of Lima who have a brother or sister in the school at the time of admission.

 

3. Baptised Catholic children living within the Parish of Our Lady and St Rose of Lima.

 

4. Baptised Catholic children living outside the Parish of Our Lady and St Rose of Lima who have a brother or sister in the school at the time of admission.

 

5. Baptised Catholic children living outside the Parish of Our Lady and St Rose of Lima.

 

6. Non-Catholic children who are in the care of the local authority (looked-after children) or provided with accommodation by them (e.g. children with foster parents) (Section 22 of the Children Act 1989)

 

7. Non-Catholic children who have a brother or sister in the school at the time of admission.

 

8. Non-Catholic children.

 

Note 1: Within each of the criteria listed above, priority will be given to those who live nearest to Our Lady and St. Rose of Lima School, calculated on the basis of a straight line measurement between home and the main entrance doors of the school.

 

Note 2: These criteria will also apply to older children moving to Our Lady and St. Rose of Lima School from other schools.

 

Note 3: Parents are advised that they have a right to express a preference for a school. If their preference is turned down then there is a right to an appeal against the decision. Appeals must be made to the School Governors of Our Lady and St. Rose of Lima within 14 days of the decision.

 

Note 4: These admission criteria are agreed with the Diocesan Schools' Commission and the Birmingham Local Education Authority each year.

Admissions Criteria 2017/2018

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