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The Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls Admissions criteria The below criteria has been summarised, for the full admissions policy and arrangements please visit the school website: www.ellenwilkinson.ealing.sch.uk Planned admission number: 216 places Where the number of applications is greater than the planned admission number, applications will be considered against the criteria set out below. After the allocation of children with an EHC plan, the admission criteria will be applied in the following order of priority: 1. Looked after girls or previously looked after girls. (Previously looked after children are children who were looked after, but ceased to be so because they were adopted (or became subject to a child arrangements order or special guardianship order) 2. Girls who have a sister who is currently attending The Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls and who will still be at the school when the younger sibling starts at the school. Sister includes whole or half-sister, blood or by adoption and any step-sister who lives with them but NOT sister-cousins. How places were offered in 2017 Admissions criteria Offers made on national offer day Criteria 1 to 4 All applicants offered Criteria 5 Distance of last child to be offered: 4.592 miles Waiting lists The school keeps a waiting list for entry to all years. Applicants are added in the appropriate place according to the admissions criteria. Sixth form admissions Applications for sixth form are made directly to the school. Please visit the school website for the sixth form admissions policy: www.ellenwilkinson.ealing.sch.uk For detailed information about the school and to read their prospectus please visit the school website: www.ellenwilkinson.ealing.sch.uk 3. Those with a parent employed by the School for two or more years at the time at which the application for admission is made 4. Girls who suffer from a confirmed medical condition or with traumatic incidents in their background where the admissions panel accept a professional recommendation that the pupil should attend The Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls rather than any other school (supporting written evidence will be required). There will need to be a very clear link between the applicant’s particular special needs and the school. Parents will need to submit a case supported by appropriate evidence from a doctor, a social worker or similar professional. 5. Proximity of the girl’s home to school, with those living nearer being accorded the higher priority. The distance from home to school is measured by straight line from a point in the property determined by Ordnance Survey to the nearest gated entrance which is used by pupils to enter the school grounds. It is assumed that any parent applying for a place at Ellen Wilkinson has a preference for single sex (girls) education. Therefore, a wish for single sex education will not be used as a criterion to distinguish between applicants. Starting High School 2018 41