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William Perkin Church of England High School Admissions criteria The below criteria has been summarised, for the full admissions policy and arrangements please visit the school website: www.williamperkin.org.uk Planned admission number: 200 places Of the 200 places available: • 19 are designated as Language Scholarship places • 40 are designated to Horsenden Primary School • 20 are designated to The Edward Betham Church of England Primary School • 121 are designated to criteria 1, 2, 3 & 5 as set out below 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. All Looked After Children (as defined by the Local Authority as children in public care subject to Section 22 of the Children Act (1989) or children who were previously looked after but immediately after being looked after became subject to an adoption, child arrangements, or special guardianship order, have priority over all other applications. 2. Children with a sibling already on-roll at the Academy who will be on-roll when the child is admitted. Sibling refers to brother or sister, half brother or sister, adopted brother or sister, step brother or sister, or the child of the parent/carer’s partner where the child for whom the school place is sought is living in the same family unit at the same address as that sibling. 3. Children for whom William Perkin Church of England High School is the nearest maintained high school or academy, measured in a straight line from a point in the property of the child’s home address (including flats) to the main entrance of the school. Criteria 1-3 will be applied initially until 121 places have been allocated. 4. 40 places will be made available to children attending Horsenden Primary School and 20 places will be made available to children attending The Edward Betham Church of England Primary School. Where the number of students eligible exceeds the quota of 40 places for Horsenden and 20 places for Edward Betham, allocation will be made in accordance with criteria 3 then 5 until the quota is reached. Any places not required by students at Horsenden Primary School or Edward Betham Church of England Primary School will be allocated solely according to criteria 3 and 4. 5. Other children, with priority given to those living closest to the school, measured in a straight line from a point in the property of the child’s home address (including flats) to the main entrance of the school. Tie-break In the event of oversubscription in any of the above criteria, priority will be given to those living nearest to the academy measured in a straight line from a point in the property of the child’s home address (including flats) to the main entrance of the school, using the Local Authority’s computerised measuring system. In the rare event that applicants’ distance measurements are exactly the same, in blocks of flats for instance, the place will be allocated randomly. How places were offered in 2017 Admissions criteria Offers made on national offer day Criteria 1 to 2 All applicants offered Criteria 3 Distance of last child to be offered: 0.380 of a mile Criteria 4 Horsenden places Distance of last child to be offered: 1.705 miles Edward Betham places Distance of last child to be offered: 1.286 miles Waiting lists Unsuccessful applicants will be offered the opportunity to be placed on a waiting list operated in-house by the school. Applications will be ranked in accordance with the oversubscription criteria set out above and not in the order in which the applications are received or placed on the waiting list. Children who are the subject of a direction by the Local Authority to admit, or who are allocated to the school in accordance with the Fair Access Protocol, take precedence over those on the waiting list. Names will be removed from the list at the end of June each academic year. Those applicants wishing to remain on the waiting list must notify the school in writing via email to admissions@williamperkin. org.uk. If a place becomes available, the criteria above are reapplied to all those on the waiting list and a subsequent reordering of the waiting list may take place. 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.williamperkin.org.uk For detailed information about the school and to read their prospectus please visit the school website: www.williamperkin.org.uk Starting High School 2018 49