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St Mary’s Church of England Primary School 26 Tentelow Lane, Norwood Green, UB2 4LE 020 3693 0510 Nursery: No l Breakfast club: Yes l Afterschool club: Yes DfE No: 307/2003 Type of school: Academy Headteacher: Jane Mutch Age range: 4-11 Planned admission number at 4 years: 30 Admissions criteria Foundation (Christian) places To apply for a foundation (Christian) place, children should belong to a family who currently worship regularly (at least twice a month for a minimum period of 2 years) in an Anglican Church, a church forming part of “Churches Together in Britain and Ireland” or a member of the Evangelical Alliance. The only exception to this would be a family recently moved into the area and who are able to provide a letter from the minister of their previous church to confirm attendance. The below criteria has been summarised, for the full admissions policy and arrangements please visit the school website: 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 children - Children in public care or children previously in public care, who ceased to be so because they were adopted, or became subject to a child arrangement or special guardianship order Supplementary information form (SIF) A SIF should be completed to support this application. A section of this will have to be completed by the minister or vicar at the place of worship. When completed, this should be sent to St Mary’s Church of England Primary School, 26 Tentelow Lane, Norwood Green, UB2 4LE, by the closing date. 2. Children with a sibling in school at the date of admission. How places were offered in 2017 After these criteria are applied, the remaining places are divided in half and assigned as follows- 3. Up to 50% of the remaining places are designated as Foundation Places and allocated to practising Christian families 4. 50% are designated as Open places and are allocated by distance from home to the school Within each criterion, where there is oversubscription, applicants are prioritised by distance. This is measured in a straight line from the applicant’s permanent residence to the main gate of St Mary’s Church of England Primary School, 26 Tentelow Lane, UB2 4LE. Applicants from the same block of flats, or applicants who live the same distance from the school will be selected in random order and places will be offered accordingly. 46 Starting Primary School 2018 Admissions criteria Offers made on national offer day Criteria 1 to 4 All applicants offered Waiting lists If St Mary’s School cannot offer a place you will be offered the opportunity of placing your child’s name on the waiting list. The waiting list will be maintained by the School Trust for one year in the order of the oversubscription criteria and not in the order in which the applications are received. For detailed information about the school please visit the school website: