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The Edward Betham Church of England Primary School Oldfield Lane South, Greenford UB6 9JU 020 8578 8928 admin@edwardbetham.ealing.sch.uk www.edwardbetham.ealing.sch.uk Nursery: Yes l Breakfast club: No l Afterschool club: No DfE No: 307/3510 Type of school: Voluntary aided Headteacher: Caroline Chamberlain Age range: 3-11 Planned admission number at 4 years: 60 Admissions criteria 4. Children of families who practice in other Christian churches (which are members of Churches Together in England or part of the Evangelical Alliance). At least one parent/guardian applicant to be practising in the Church for at least one year, with a signed clergy reference (see note 2): a. Children of families who practise at churches which are members of the Churches Together in England or are part of the Evangelical Alliance and who are resident in any of the parishes named in Criteria 2. b. Children of families who practise at churches which are members of the Churches Together in England or are part of the Evangelical Alliance and who are resident outside of any of the parishes named in Criteria 2. 5. Children of World Faiths other than Christianity. Children resident in the parish of Greenford Magna, whose parents desire them to attend this school because of its Christian tradition. References from religious leaders should be provided on the SIF. The other main world faiths (in alphabetical order) are understood to be Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism. 6. Other children: a. Resident in the Parish of Greenford Magna b. Resident outside the Parish of Greenford Magna The below criteria has been summarised, for the full admissions policy and arrangements please visit the school website: www.edwardbetham.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. ‘Looked after Children’ – 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. 2. Children of practising Church of England families (see note 1). At least one parent/guardian applicant to be practising in the Church of England for at least one year, with a signed clergy reference (see note 2): a. Practising in the parish of Greenford Magna (Holy Cross Church). This parish is given first preference. b. Resident in any of the parishes below (These parishes will be given equal preference): • Greenford Magna (Holy Cross Church), Greenford • All Hallows, Perivale • St. Mary with St Nicholas and Holy Trinity, Perivale • St. Barnabas, Northolt • St. Joseph the Worker, Northolt • St. Mary (St. Hugh and St. Richard), Northolt • Christ the Redeemer, Southall • St. Mary with St. Christopher, Hanwell 3. Children with brothers or sisters or other siblings attending the school. The brother or sister must be in attendance at the time of the application and expected to be in attendance at the date of the proposed admission. Sibling refers to brother or sister, half brother or sister, adopted brother or sister, step brother or sister, or the child of the parent/guardian’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. 52 Starting Primary School 2018 Exceptional need Governors reserve the right to give priority to children who have documented social or medical needs and are resident in the parish of Greenford Magna. Copies of any documentation must be included with the SIF. The Governors will consider each case on its merits. Applications under this priority must be accompanied by a letter from a Consultant or Social Worker detailing how the school will fulfil the needs of the child and the difficulties that would be caused if they had to attend another school. Tie break In all categories, if after applying the criteria, two or more children have equal priority, the child who lives nearest the school will be given priority. The distance from home to school is measured by a straight-line, from a point in the property to a point in the school determined by the grid references for the centre of the school’s postcode, as calculated b ѡ1ѡɥ䀸%ѡٕ)ѥݔݥɅєɅѥ䁑Ʌݥ)Mх䁥ɵѥɴM%)Mх%ɵѥɴM%Ёѕ)ٕѼѡ͍ѽѡȁݥѠɽɕ́ѡ)ͥє