Admissions

Choosing and applying for a new school is one of the most important decisions you will make for your child.

As a Catholic school, our governors are responsible for setting the Admissions Policy and allocating places based on its criteria.  The current Admissions Policy can be found below.  Please make sure you read it carefully, and before making any decisions, try to visit our school for a look around.   The Local Authority coordinates the admissions process on behalf of our school.

When applying for a place in our school, it is important to also complete the Supplementary Information Form which you can find below.  This document needs to be returned to school, and not the Local Authority.

For more information about admissions, please email admissions@stig.bkcat.co.uk, or contact school on 01924 271625.

Applications for our Reception class for September 2024 opens on 1st November 2023 and closes on the 15th January 2024.

The school will contact all successful applicants directly after the 17th April (national offer day) with further information regarding admissions and our welcome meeting.

Admissions to Nursery & Reception

To apply for a place in our school for September 2024, you must complete the following:

  • Make an online application to the local authority. If you live in the Wakefield area, you can visit this link to find the application page. If you are not a Wakefield resident, please contact the local authority where you live.
  • Complete the Supplementary Information Form. Complete the form and return directly to school. You can download the 2024-25 form below.
  • Please take the time to read the Admissions policy above and click here for the school boundary map and catchment area.

In Year Admissions/School Transfers

To apply for a school place mid-year or to apply to transfer your child to our school, you must complete the following:

  • Contact the School Admissions Team and request an application form. You can contact the Wakefield Admissions Team at admissions@wakefield.gov.uk or 01924 306 052. You will be asked to provide your child’s name, date of birth, your current address and details of your child’s current, or previous, school. Further information about completing the application form is available at Changing schools or new to Wakefield
  • Complete the Supplementary Information Form. Complete the form and return directly to school. You can download the 2023-24 form above.
  • Please take the time to read the Admissions Policy and click here for the school boundary map and catchment area.

Wakefield Council

Further information regarding schools and the admissions process can be found on the Wakefield Council Website via the link: https://www.wakefield.gov.uk/schools-and-children/schools/admissions

Wakefield Council has created a guide for parents for the admission process available at: https://www.wakefield.gov.uk/Documents/schools-children/school-admissions/primary-guide-parents.pdf

Appeals

Appeals for in year applications are carried out throughout the year and are carried out by WMDC. Please access the Wakefield Council Website for more information.

If your preference for a school place cannot be met you have the right of appeal. All appeals are organised by Committee Services. Your appeal should be submitted within 20 days from the receipt of refusal. You will be asked to complete a form, clearly stating your reasons for your appeal.

Further information can also be found on the GOV.UK website.

 

Admission Policies

Admissions Policy 2023/24

Admission Policy 2024/25

Admission Appeal Timetable

Admission Appeal Timetable

Nursery Admissions

Nursery Admissions Policy

Nursery Application Form

Supplementary Information Form

SIF Primary 2023/24

SIF Primary 2024/25

 

 

A thought provoking and moving few words that sum up the love we have for our children.

 

Reflection of a Parent

I gave you life, but I cannot live it for you.

I gave you direction, but I cannot be there to lead you.

I can take you to church, but I cannot make you believe.

I can teach you right from wrong, but I cannot always decide for you.

I can buy you beautiful clothes, but I cannot make you beautiful inside.

I can give you love, but I cannot force it upon you.

I can teach you to share, but I cannot make you unselfish.

I can teach you respect, but I cannot force you to show it.

I can advise you about friends, but I cannot choose them for you.

I can tell you about lost goals, but I cannot achieve them for you.

I can teach you kindness, but I cannot force you to be gracious.

I can pray for you, but I cannot make you walk with God.

I can tell you how to live, but I cannot give you eternal life.

I can love you with unconditional love all of my life… and I will.