St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School - Wetherby
Reception (FS2) Admissions
Admission to Reception Class Foundation Stage 2
Entry into the main school is subject to the Governors Admission Policy. Applications into Foundation Two (Reception Class) are usually invited in the Autumn term of the year before the child is due to start school. The Governing Body has responsibility for admissions to the school and intends to admit 30 pupils to Foundation Two in the school year which begins in September 2017.
All parents applying for entry into Foundation Two at St. Joseph’s must complete a Supplementary Information Form as well as the Common Preference Form, on which parents list their choice of schools.
Primary school Admissions
Application to start Reception class in September 2017
The table shows you a timetable of important dates in the school year. Please use it as a guide.
|1 November 2016 to 15 January 2017||Apply for a place|
|18 April 2017||Offers go out|
|28 April 2017||Waiting list deadline|
|16 May 2017||Appeals deadline|
|April to July 2017||Places allocated from the waiting lists and appeals held|
|September 2017||Start primary school|
If your child is due to start primary school in September 2017 you must apply for a school place between 1 November 2016 and 15 January 2017.
St Joseph’s Primary School,
Tel: 01937 582163
Appeals submitted by this date will be heard within 40 school days. Appeals submitted after this date will be heard within 40 school days from the date the appeal is received by the Appeals Panel; this may not be before the end of the academic year.
You will receive at least 10 school days notice of your appeal hearing.
You must ensure any additional evidence you wish to submit in support of your appeal is received by the Appeals Panel at least four working days before your appeal.
Appeals against a decision for any other year group will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being received by the Clerk.
Following the hearing, decision letters will be sent within five school days of the hearing. School days are term time only and do not include school holidays. If an appeal is submitted in the holidays the school days deadline will not start until the beginning of the next term e.g. an appeal received in July after schools have closed will not be heard until the new academic term, ‘school days’ will start from the beginning of September when the term starts.
In Year Transfers Between Schools
Parents wishing to apply for a school place for their child during an academic year are required to complete an ‘In Year Common Preference Form’ (ICPF) a copy with guidance notes is attached for your information. In Year Common Preference Form (ICPF)