Admissions Policies

St. Peter’s Catholic Primary School has an agreed Policy for admitting new children to join our family.  These policies are followed very precisely so that we can ensure that everyone has a fair chance of getting a place in our school.  Please find our Admissions Policies for different academic years in the links below:

Admissions Policy for 2017/18

Admissions policy 18/19

Admissions Policy 2019.20

Admissions Policy 2020.2021

Priority Area

St. Peter’s is in the Catholic Parish of Leamington Spa.  Within this Parish, there are 4 Catholic Primary Schools; each with their own clearly defined ‘Priority area’ (also known as a ‘catchment area’).  If you live within the St. Peter’s Priority Area, your child will have an increased chance of being admitted to the school.

St. Peter’s Catholic Primary School’s Catchment Area Map

Warwickshire Admissions Service

If you would like to find out more about infant, junior and primary school admissions, please visit the Local Authority’s website by clicking on the link below:

http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/primaryschool

Timetable for 2020 entry:

 SCHOOL ADMISSION APPEAL TIMETABLE 2020 Appeals for normal round of admissions 
Date of allocation of places  16 April 2020 
Deadline for lodging appeals and providing evidence to support the appeal (if appropriate)  18 May 2020 
Appeals will be heard by  2 September 2020 
Notice of appeal hearing  At least 10 school days notice of the appeal hearing 
Deadline for governing body to submit evidence for the appeal  At least 10 school days before the appeal hearing 
Deadline for sending appeal papers to all parties  No later than 10 school days before the appeal hearing 
Deadline for appellant to submit additional evidence  Five school days before the appeal hearing. Information or evidence not submitted by the deadline might not be considered at the appeal 
Late applications for appeals will be heard by  At the same time as previously scheduled appeals or within 30 school days of appeal being lodged 
Decision letters sent to appellant  Normally within five school days 

In year admissions (outside of the normal round of entry)

 Appeals for in-year admissions 
Deadline for lodging appeals and providing evidence to support the appeal (if appropriate)  At least 20 school days from the date of notification that the application was unsuccessful 
Appeals will be heard  Within 30 school days of deadline for appeals 
Notice of appeal hearing  At least 10 school days notice 
Deadline for governing body to submit evidence for the appeal  At least 10 school days before the appeal hearing 
Deadline for sending appeal papers to all parties  No later than 10 school days before the appeal hearing 
Deadline for appellant to submit additional evidence  Five school days before the appeal hearing. Information or evidence not submitted by the deadline might not be considered at the appeal 
Late applications for appeals will be heard  At the same time as previously scheduled appeals or within 30 school days of appeal being lodged 
Decision letters sent to appellant  Normally within five school days 

All appeals

Where possible All Appeals received by 24 June 2019 will be heard before the start of the new term in September 2019. It may not be possible to hear appeals received after this date prior to the start of the new term in September 2019.

Please note, no appeals will be heard between 31 July 2019 and 16 September 2019.

The appeals process

Your appeal will be acknowledged by letter and email within five school days of receipt. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within a week of lodging your appeal, contact us on 0845 155 1793 as a matter of urgency.

Notification of the details of appeal(s) will be sent out by letter and email at least 10 school days before the hearing.

Confirmation of the hearing details and the papers relating to your appeal will be sent out to all parties at least seven school days before the appeal.

We must receive any additional supporting documents at least five school days before the hearing. The appeals service will not accept additional information after this date. If you wish to submit more information after this deadline you must take six copies to the hearing and notify the clerk as soon as you arrive.

Information not submitted in accordance with the above may not be considered at the appeal. The appeal panel will decide whether such material will be considered, taking into account its significance and the effect of a possible need to adjourn the hearing. Therefore, we strongly advise you to comply with this deadline.

The decision made by the Independent Appeals Panel will be sent to you within five school days of the hearing, where possible