St Mary's Church of England VA High School (Cheshunt)

School: St Mary's Church of England VA High School (Cheshunt)
Type: Academy(Faith)
Address: Lieutenant Ellis Way Cheshunt Waltham Cross Hertfordshire EN7 5FB
Telephone: 01992 629124
Email: admin@st-maryshigh.herts.sch.uk
Age Range: 11-18

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Admission rules for St Mary's Church of England VA High School (Cheshunt)

This is a academy mixed-sex secondary school.

Specialist status: Mathematics and Computing, Denomination: Church of England

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Rule 1: Children looked after/previously looked after 

Rule 2: Children for whom it can be demonstrated that they have a particular medical or social need to go to the school.

Rule 3: Children of staff.

Rule 4: Children who have a sibling (brother or sister) in Years 7 to 12 at the school at the time of application. The governors use the same definition of sibling as the LA as explained in their booklet ‘Moving On’.

Rule 5: The remaining (residual) places will be allocated within two categories: 60% of the places available will be allocated as Foundation/ Faith Places; 

40% of the places available will be allocated in the ‘Community Places’ category. In the event of under-subscription in either category, the remaining places will be given to the other category. Should there be oversubscription within any one priority group within a category, those with the shortest journey from home to school – measured by the County Council’s computerised mapping system – will be given priority.

Foundation/Faith places (60% of the residual places) F1 Regular worship in the Church of England

Regular worship in the Church of England. Parents/Carers or children who regularly worship at St Mary the Virgin Church, Cheshunt; St Clements Church, Turnford; Christchurch Church; Waltham Cross or St James Church, Goffs Oak whose attendance is verified by their minister. Regular worship means attending at least once a month and for at least the past two years at the closing date for applications. Worship as part of school activities would not be considered sufficient. 

F2 Regular worship in another recognised Christian Church

Parents/Carers or children who regularly worship at another Christian Church and whose attendance is verified by their minister*. Regular worship means attending at least once a month and for at least the past two years at the closing date for applications. A Christian Church is a recognised Anglican Church of another Christian denomination which is a member of the Churches Together in Britain & Ireland, the Evangelical Alliance or Affinity. If a Church is considered not to be recognised, an official of the St Albans Diocese will be consulted and their decision will be final.

F3 Regular worship or regular participants in the activities of a non-Christian faith

Children or parents who regularly take part in the activities of a non-Christian faith and whose participation is confirmed by their appropriate faith leader. Active membership or regular participation in the activities of a non-Christian faith means taking part in faith-sponsored worship or activities at least once a month and for at least the last two years at the closing date for applications.

F4 Church Primary School

Children who attend a Church of England or Roman Catholic Primary School. The child must be on the roll of the Church Primary School at the closing date for receipt of applications and known to the Church. *If there is a vacancy at the Church and no minister is available to support the application, another authorised Church leader will suffice (eg. in the Church of England a Church Warden).

F5 Active participation in Church-led activities either in the Church of England or in another recognised Christian Church

Parents/Carers or children who regularly take part in church-sponsored activities and whose participation is confirmed by their minister*. Regularly take part in Church sponsored activities means at least once a month and for at least the past two years at the closing date for applications in activities directly organised by the Church.

COMMUNITY PLACES (40% of the residual places)

C1 Church Primary School

Children who attend a Church of England or Roman Catholic Primary School. The child must be on the roll of the Church Primary School at the closing date for receipt of applications and not necessarily known to the Church.

C2 Other applicants who indicate on the form that they want a Church School education for their child. 

C3 Other applicants.

NOTES

A child with a statement of special educational needs that names the school will be admitted.

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