St Joseph's Catholic Primary School (Bishop's Stortford)

School: St Joseph's Catholic Primary School (Bishop's Stortford)
Type: Voluntary_Aided(Faith)
Address: Great Hadham Road Bishop's Stortford Hertfordshire CM23 2NL
Telephone: 01279 652576
Email: admin@stjosephs207.herts.sch.uk
Age range: 3-11

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Admission rules for St Joseph's Catholic Primary School (Bishop's Stortford)

This is a voluntary aided mixed-sex primary school. Published admission number: 45

1. Catholic ‘looked after’ children and previously ‘looked after’ children, who have been adopted or made subject to child arrangements orders or special guardianship orders.

2. Baptised Catholic children with a ‘Certificate of Catholic Practice’ (as defined below) who have siblings at the school at the time of admission and are resident in the parish of St Joseph and the English Martyrs, Bishop’s Stortford, including Most Holy Redeemer, Sawbridgeworth and Holy Cross, Much Hadham. This incorporates the six Civil Parishes of Bishop’s Stortford, Sawbridgeworth, Little Hadham, Much Hadham, Thorley and High Wych in East Hertfordshire District. Boundary details are available on the school website.

3. Baptised Catholic children with a ‘Certificate of Catholic Practice’ (as defined below) who have siblings at the school at the time of admission and are resident in the Civil Parishes of Gilston and Eastwick. Boundary details are available on the school website.

4. Baptised Catholic children with a ‘Certificate of Catholic Practice’ (as defined below) who have siblings at the school at the time of admission as defined below and are not resident in the Civil Parishes listed in criterion 2 or 3.

5. Baptised Catholic children with a ‘Certificate of Catholic Practice’ (as defined below) who are resident in the Civil Parishes listed in criterion 2.

6. Baptised Catholic children with a ‘Certificate of Catholic Practice’ (as defined below) who are resident in the Civil Parishes listed in criterion 3. Boundary details are available on the school website.

7. Baptised Catholic children with a ‘Certificate of Catholic Practice’ (as defined below) who are not resident in the Civil Parishes listed in criterion 2 and 3, but for whom St Joseph’s is the nearest Catholic school as measured in accordance with the processes established by Hertfordshire County Council for this purpose.

8. Baptised Catholic children who are resident in the Civil Parishes in criterion 2 and 3 who do not necessarily practise their faith on a regular basis.

9. Other ‘looked after’ children and previously ‘looked after’ children who have been adopted or made subject to child arrangements orders or special guardianship orders.

10. Christian children of other denominations who are resident in the Civil Parishes in criterion 2 and 3 whose application is supported by a letter confirming membership of the faith community.

11. Children of other faiths who are resident in the Civil Parishes in criterion 2 and 3 whose application is supported by a letter confirming membership of the faith community.

12. Any other applicants.

TIE BREAK: If a situation is reached whereby equally ranked applications within a category exceed the remaining number of available places, admission will be determined by the drawing of lots in the presence of an independent witness.

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