ST. GEORGE & ST TERESA CATHOLIC
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St. George & St Teresa Catholic Primary School is delighted to welcome all applications. Please would you refer to our criteria to acquaint yourself with the order of priority and paperwork we require.
Open Sessions are arranged at the start of a new academic year - dates are provided on the school website, in the Parish newsletter and also as part of the school newsletter. This gives you the opportunity to look around our school and meet our wonderful children. We welcome visits on Wednesday 25th October and Friday 24th November. Please contact school to book a place.
Applications for a Nursery place starting September 2024- Born between 01/09/20 -31/08/21
If you would like to apply for a Nursery place starting in September 2024, applications are made via the school office. It is no longer coordinated by Solihull Local Authority.
Closing date is Friday 1st December 2023. Offers will be made on Friday 26th January 2024.
You can make a late online application after the closing date. This may have an impact on a place being offered.
Applications for a place in Reception starting September 2024 - Born between 1/9/19 - 31/08/20
If you would like to apply for a Reception place starting in September 2024 you should apply to your home council - closing date 15th January 2024.
Contact School Admissions if you miss the closing date on 0121 704 6710
Offers will be made for Reception 2024 start will be made on Tuesday 16th April 2024.
The school standard number is 30 in Reception and KS1 classes and cannot be exceeded. In KS2 classes, governors have agreed to go to 34 per class in exceptional circumstances where a baptised Catholic is moving into the parish.
If you would like to apply for a place to start at any time other than the normal point of intake you can find a form on the Solihull Council website or phone them for a form.
An application can be made for a place for a child at any time outside the admission round and the child will be admitted where there are available places. An application should be made via the local authority by completing the in-year admissions application form which is available from https://www.solihull.gov.uk/Schools-and-learning/School-admissions
As a Catholic School, parents will also need to complete a Supplementary Information Form in addition to the standard application form that is submitted to the local authority.
Supplementary Information Forms can be found below under Admission arrangements or a hard copy can be provided on request by contacting the school office on 01564 774906 / firstname.lastname@example.org.
Supplementary Information Forms must be returned directly to the school at St George & St Teresa School, Mill Lane, Bentley Heath B93 8PA or email: email@example.com.
If a Supplementary Information Form is not submitted directly to the school this may affect the priority given to the application and could affect the likelihood of your child being offered a place.
The local authority will forward your application to the school for consideration by the governors.
Where there are places available but more applications than places, the published oversubscription criteria, as set out in the admission arrangements for 2023/2024, will be applied. The full admission arrangements can be found below under Admission arrangements.
Parents are advised to read the admission arrangements carefully before making their application.
If there are no places available, the local authority will notify you of this decision on behalf of the governors and the child will be added to the waiting list. Please see the admission arrangements for more details regarding waiting lists.
You will be advised of the outcome of your application in writing as soon as possible. Applicants must be informed of the outcome of their application within 15 school days of its receipt, but the aim is to notify applicants of the outcome of their application within 10 school days of its receipt.
You have the right to appeal to an independent appeal panel if your application is unsuccessful.
If you have any questions in relation to in-year admissions, please contact the Headteacher. You may also wish to discuss in-year applications with the local authority 0121 704 6693.