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:

Timetable for 2019 entry:

Appeals for reception (and year 3 entry if transferring to a junior school) from September 2019

  • Primary Offer Day – Tuesday 16 April 2018
  • Deadline for lodging appeals – Monday 3 June 2019
  • Appeals received by Monday 3 June 2019 must be heard by Monday 6 September 2019
  • Appeals received after 3 June 2019 will be heard by Monday 6 September 2019 where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.
  • Notice of appeal hearing – At least 10 school days notice of appeal hearing.
  • Deadline for evidence to be submitted – at least 10 days before the hearing.

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

In year (or casual) admission appeals must be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

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