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St Anselm’s Catholic Primary School be issued by the priest when attendance is interrupted by exceptional circumstances which excuse from the obligation to attend on that occasion or occasions. Further details of these circumstances can be found in the guidance issued to priests http://rcdow.org.uk/education/governors/admissions/ Notes ‘Adopted’ An adopted child is any child who has been formally adopted, having previously been in care and whose parent/ guardian can give proof of this. ‘Catechumen’ a child or a parent who is a member of the catechumenate of a Catholic Church. This will be evidenced by a Certificate of Reception into the Order of Catechumens for a child aged 7 or over. For a child under 7 years of age it will be the certificate of the parent. ‘Catholic’ means a member of a Church in full communion with the See of Rome. This includes the Eastern Catholic Churches. This will be evidenced by a Certificate of Baptism in a Catholic Church or a Certificate of Reception into the full communion with the Catholic Church. ‘Certificate of Catholic practice’ means a certificate given by the family’s parish priest (or the priest in charge of the church where the family practices) in the form laid down by the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales. ‘Child arrangements order’ A child arrangements order is an order under the terms of the Children’s Act 1989 s.8 settling the arrangements to be made as to the person with whom the child is to live. Children ‘looked after’ immediately before the order is made, qualify in this category. ‘Christian’ for the purposes of this policy, means a member of one of the Churches affiliated to ‘Churches Together in Britain and Ireland’. ‘Distance from School’ as measured by a straight line from the School Main Gate, by The London Borough of Ealing School Admission Team, I.T. System to the front door of the child/s residential address ‘Eastern Christian Church’ includes Orthodox Churches and is evidenced by a Certificate of Baptism or Reception from the authorities of that Church. ‘Looked After Child or Previously Looked After Child’ has the same meaning as in section 22 of the Children’s Act 1989, and means any child in the care of a local authority or provided with accommodation by them (e.g. children with foster parents at the time of making an application to the school). ‘Parent’ the adult or adults who have legal responsibility for the child. ‘Religious Leader’ means a Religious Leader of any other faith. ‘Sibling’ means brother or sister, to include adopted brothers and sisters, half, step or foster brothers and sisters. A sibling relationship does not apply when the older child will leave before the younger one starts. ‘Special guardianship order’ A special guardianship order is an order under the terms of the Children’s Act 1989 s.14A appointing one or more individuals to be a child’s special guardian(s). A child ‘looked after’ immediately before the order is made qualifies in the category. ‘Parish of St. Bernard’s, Northolt’. Parents may request a boundary map of this parish from: Parish Office, St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, 17 Mandeville Rd, Northolt UB2 5HE ‘Resident’ A child is deemed to be resident at a part