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Bishop Wilson C. of E. Primary School

“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.”
1 Peter 4:10

Admissions

 Admission Arrangements Consultation - September 2023-2024

 

In accordance with the School Admissions Code 2021, Bishop Wilson C. of E. Primary School is required to consult on its arrangements at least every 7 years or where changes to the arrangements are proposed.

 

The Governing Body are proposing changes to the policy. Our draft Admissions Policy for the academic year 2023-24 is available to view below or in the school office. Please note that proposed changes to the Admission Arrangements are highlighted in yellow.

 

Comments are welcome on any aspect of our admissions arrangements and can be sent via email to Alison Vining, Clerk to Governing Body at avining@solgrid.org.uk or directly to the school in a sealed envelope marked 'Consultation on Admission Arrangements', for the attention of Alison Vining.

 

This consultation process will commence on 20th December and conclude on 31st January 2022. Once the consultation has closed, comments and feedback will be considered by the Governors.

Nursery Admissions

 

Our Nursery is for children aged 3-4 years old. We can accept your child in the term after their third birthday. If you would like your child to attend Bishop Wilson Nursery, admissions are now handled directly by the school office. We offer 15 hours per week (or 30 hours if you are eligible). The sessions we currently offer to children are: mornings, afternoons, 2.5 days (Monday-Wednesday or Wednesday to Friday) or full time if entitled to the 30 hours. If you would like to apply for a Nursery place at Bishop Wilson for September 2022 or would like any more information, please contact the school office on 0121 770 4063. The closing date for Nursery places for September 2022 is 18th February 2022 and offers will be sent out on 25th March 2022. Parents will have 2 weeks to accept their offer and request which session they would like their child to attend. Places are offered according to our admissions policy (please see bottom of the page).

 

Reception Admissions

 

Children born between 1 September 2017-31st August 2018 start full time school in September 2022. If you would like to apply for a Reception place at Bishop Wilson C of E School, this needs to be done through Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council admissions. You can use the link below to apply.

 

https://www.solihull.gov.uk/Resident/Schools-learning/schooladmissions/School-admissions

 

The closing date for Reception applications is 15th January 2022. The offer date for Reception places will be 19th April 2022. Places are allocated according to our admissions policy (link at the bottom of the page).

 

Appeals

 

If you are not offered a place at this school you have the right of appeal against the decision not to allocate a place to your child.  Appeals are heard by an independent panel.  You can get an appeal form from School Admissions on 0121 704 6693 or admissions@solihull.gov.uk.

 

Your appeal will be heard within the following timetable:

 

 

Closing date for receipt of

your written appeal:

Your appeal will be heard by:

Reception places for

children starting September

2022

23rd May 2022

21st July 2022

Change of school

(application at any time

other than normal intake)

20 school days after your

outcome letter

30 school days after your 

appeal form has been

received.

 

Appeals received after the closing date will be heard within the schedule, if possible.

However, if the form is received in late June the appeal may not be heard until after

the school summer holidays.  Appeals are not heard during the school holidays.

 

Admissions for other Year Groups

 

If you have a child in education who requires a school place during the school year (moving to a new area, change of circumstances etc), parents will need to contact the Solihull School Admissions Team on 0121 704 6693. They can advise you of schools in the area with spaces available or add you on to our waiting list. You will also need to complete a Supplementary Information Form, if you wish to apply under the oversubscription criteria relating to Church attendance.

 

Click on the link below for a copy of our Admissions Policy:

 

 

 

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