St Barnabas C of E School, St Barnabas Street, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 3HB
Oversubscription criteria September 2016 entry
The governors will admit all pupils with a statement of Special Educational
Need or Education Health and Care Plan which names the school as appropriate
When there are more applications than there are places available, the
governors will admit pupils according to the following criteria which are listed
in order of priority:
- A ‘looked after child’ or a child who was previously looked after but
immediately after being
looked after became subject to an adoption, child
arrangements, or special guardianship
- Children with an older brother or sister continuing at the school or the
linked Junior School
(Freeman’s C.E. Junior) at the time of admission of the
- Children who live closer to the school than any other school.
- Other children.
If the admission number is exceeded within criterion 3, priority will be
given to those who live furthest from the nearest alternative school. Within any
other criterion, applications will be
prioritised on the distance from the
child’s home to school.
Distances are provided by the Local Authority and are measured on a
straight-line basis using a geographical information system.
Pupils who will have a brother or sister continuing on the school roll at the
date of starting at the school. The definition of a brother or sister (sometimes
referred to as a “sibling”) is:
- A brother of sister sharing the same parents
- A half-brother or half-sister, where two children share one common parent
- A step-brother or step-sister, where two children are related by a parent’s
marriage or partnership. The partners must have co-habited in a permanent
exclusive relationship (as if they were husband and wife or civil partners) for
a minimum of 2 years
- Adopted children.
A brother or sister must be living at the SAME address when
the application is made.
Oversubscription criteria 2015 to 2016 entry
Please refer to the oversubscription criteria for Community infant Schools urban if you are applying for
2015 to 2016 entry.