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Mount Carmel Catholic Primary School Notes ‘Looked after child’ has the same meaning as in Section 22 of the Children 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). ‘Adopted’. An adopted child applies to all children with proof of adoption. ‘Child arrangements order’. A child arrangements order is an order under the terms of the Children Act 1989 s.8 which defines it as an order settling the arrangements to be made as to the person with whom the child is to live. ‘Special guardianship order’. A special guardianship order is an order under the terms of the Children Act 1989 s.14A which defines it as an order appointing one or more individuals to be a child’s special guardian(s). and Holy Spirit. An ecclesial community which on principle has no credal statements in its tradition, is included if it manifests faith in Christ as witnessed to in the Scriptures and is committed to working in the spirit of the above. All members of Churches Together in England and of CYTÛN are deemed to be included in the above definition, as are all other churches and ecclesial communities that are in membership of any local Churches Together Group (by whatever title) on the above basis. ‘Children of other faiths’ means children who are members of a religious community that does not fall within the definition of ‘other Christian denominations’ and which falls within the definition of a religion for the purposes of charity law. The Charities Act 2011 defines religion to include: • A religion which involves belief in more than one God, and • A religion which does not involve belief in a God. ‘Parent’ is the person or persons who have legal responsibility for the child. Case law has identified certain characteristics which describe the meaning of religion for the purposes of charity law, which are characterised by a belief in a supreme being and an expression of belief in that supreme being through worship. ‘Catholic’ means a member of a Church in full communion with the See of Rome. This includes the Eastern Catholic Churches. This will normally be evidenced by a certificate of baptism in a Catholic Church or a certificate of reception into the full communion of the Catholic Church. ‘Distance’ 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. ‘Certificate of Catholic Practice (CCP)’ means a certificate given by the family’s parish priest (or the priest in charge of the church where the family normally worships) in the form laid down by the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales. ‘Sibling’ refers to brothers and sisters, step brothers and sisters, half brothers and sisters or adopted brothers and sisters. ‘Home address’ is defined as the address at which the child resides for at least 50% of the school week. ‘Catechumen’ means a member of the catechumenate of a Catholic Church. This will normally be evidenced by a certificate of reception into the order of catechumens. ‘Eastern Christian Church’ includes Orthodox Churches, and is normally evidenced by a certificate of baptism or reception from the authorities of that Church. ‘Children of other Christian denominations’ means children who belong to other churches and ecclesial communities which, acknowledging God’s revelation in Christ, confess the Lord Jesus Christ as God and Saviour according to the Scriptures, and, in obedience to God’s will and in the power of the Holy Spirit commit themselves: to seek a deepening of their communion with Christ and with one another in the Church, which is his body; and to fulfil their mission to proclaim the Gospel by common witness and service in the world to the glory of the one God, Father, Son For the purpose of this this policy parish boundaries are shown on a map available from the school. How places were offered in 2018 Admissions criteria Offers made on national offer day Criteria 1 to 3 All applicants offered Criteria 4 Distance of last child to be offered: 1.547 miles Waiting lists Unsuccessful candidates will be offered the opportunity to be placed on a waiting list. This list will be maintained until at least the end of the academic year in order of the over-subscription criteria and not in the order in which applications are received or added to the list. Nursery admissions Applications for nursery are made directly to the school. Please visit the school website for information on nursery admissions: For detailed information about the school please visit the school website: Starting Primary School 2019 35