The Bliss Charity Primary School: admissions information

​The Bliss Charity Primary School: The Green, Nether Heyford, Northampton, NN7 3LE

Oversubscription criteria: September 2016 entry

Following the allocation of places to pupils who have a statement of special educational needs which names the school as appropriate provision, when there are more applications for places than there are places available priority will be given in the following order:

  1. Children in Public Care or previously in public care but immediately after being looked after became subject to an adoption, residence/child arrangements order or special guardianship order
  2. Children living in Upper and Nether Heyford
  3. Pupils with an older brother or sister continuing at the school at the time of admission of the younger child
  4. Other pupils

Tiebreaker

If the admission number is exceeded within criterion (2) priority will be given to those who live furthest from the nearest alternative school. If the admission number is exceeded within
any other criteria priority will be given to those who live closest to the school (in this case the distance will be determined from the child’s drive to the front gate of the school).

Oversubscription criteria: 2015 to 2016 entry

Following the allocation of places to pupils who have a statement of Special Educational Needs which names the school as appropriate provision, when there are more applications for places than there are places available priority will be given in the following order:

  1. Children in public care or previously in public care but immediately after being looked after became subject to an adoption, residence or special guardianship order
  2. Children living in Upper and Nether Heyford
  3. Pupils with an older brother or sister continuing at the school at the time of admission of the younger child
  4. Other pupils

Tiebreaker

If the admission number is exceeded within criterion (2) priority will be given to those who live furthest from the nearest alternative school. If the admission number is exceeded within any other criteria priority will be given to those who live closest to the school (in this case the distance will be determined from the child’s drive to the front gate of the school).

Late applications

Our policy regarding late applications is the same as that of Northamptonshire County Council as published in its Information for Parents booklet.