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Mount Carmel Catholic Primary School Little Ealing Lane, Ealing, London W5 4EA 020 8567 4646 admissions@mountcarmel.ealing.sch.uk : www.mountcarmel.ealing.sch.uk Nursery: Yes l Breakfast club: Yes l Afterschool club: Yes DfE No: 307/3500 Type of school: Voluntary aided Headteacher: Clare Walsh Age range: 3-11 Planned admission number at 4 years: 60 Admissions criteria Tie break Where the offer of places to all the applicants in any of the categories listed above would still lead to over-subscription the places will be offered up to the admission number to those living nearest to the front door of the Parish Church of St Peter & Paul. The distance from home to church is measured by straight- line, from a point in the property to the front door of SS Peter & Paul’s church. In the event of a tie break of families living equidistant from the church, the tie break will be resolved by random allocation. The below criteria has been summarised, for the full admissions policy and arrangements please visit the school website: www.mountcarmel.ealing.sch.uk 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. Catholic looked after children and previously looked after children who have been adopted or made subject of a Child Arrangements Order or Special Guardianship Order. 2. Baptised Catholic children with a Certificate of Catholic Practice (CCP) from Catholic families who will have a sibling in the school on 1st September 2018. 3. Baptised Catholic children with a Certificate of Catholic Practice who are resident in the parish of St Peter & Paul church (Northfields). 4. Baptised Catholic children with a Certificate of Catholic Practice who are resident in the neighbouring parishes of St Dunstan’s (Gunnersbury) and St John’s (Brentford). 5. Other Baptised Catholics. 6. Other looked after children and previously looked after children who have been adopted, or made subject of a Child Arrangements Order or Special Guardianship Order). 7. Catechumens (children aged 7 years or older), children of Catechumens and members of an Eastern Christian Church. 8. Christians of other Christian denominations. Applications should include either a certificate of baptism or letter from the minister or faith leader confirming membership of the faith community. 9. Children of other faiths. Applications should include a letter from the minister or faith leader confirming membership of the faith community. 10. Any other applicants. Where the offer of places to all the applicants in any of the categories listed above would lead to over-subscription, the following provisions will be applied: • The Governing Body will give top priority after the appropriate category of looked after children, to an application where compelling evidence is provided at the time of application, from an appropriate professional such as a doctor, priest, or social worker, of an exceptional medical pastoral or social or other need of the child that can only be met at this school. 34 Starting Primary School 2018 Multiple applications Where the final place is offered to a child who has siblings applying for a place in the same school year siblings will also be admitted. Supplementary information form (SIF) You should complete the School’s Supplementary Information Form (SIF). The information on the SIF enables the Governing Body to assess your application fully against the School’s criteria in the event of oversubscription. If you do not complete this form your application will be given the lowest priority. Please return the SIF (in person or by post) to Mount Carmel Primary School, together with all other relevant paperwork required for your application by the closing date. Certificate of Catholic practice (CCP) Applicants applying under Criteria 2, 3 or 4 must submit a Certificate of Catholic Practice by the closing date. ‘Certificate of Catholic Practice’ means a certificate issued by the family’s parish priest (or the priest in charge of the church where the family attends Mass) in the form laid down by the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales. It will be issued if the priest is satisfied that at least one Catholic parent or carer (along with the child, if he or she is over seven years old) have (except when it was impossible to do so) attended Mass on Sundays and holy days of obligation for at least five years (or, in the case of the child, since the age of seven, if shorter). 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