Admissions

  • St. Gregory’s RCP Admissions Policy

    St. Gregory’s is a Roman Catholic Primary School provided by the Diocese of Salford and is maintained by the Bolton Local Education Authority as a Voluntary Aided School. The school’s Governing Body is the Admissions Authority and is responsible for taking decisions on applications for admissions. For the school year next academic year the Governing Body has set its planned admission number at 30.

    Admission to the school will be made by the Governing Body in accordance with the stated parental preferences it receives, subject to the following set of criteria which will be used to form a priority order if there are more applications for admission than the school has places available.

    Criteria:

    1. Baptised Roman Catholic children who are in public care.

    2. Baptised Roman Catholic children who will have a brother or sister attending the school at the time of admission and resident in the parish of St. Gregory’s and St. John Fisher.

    3. Baptised Roman Catholic children who are resident in the parish of St. Gregory’s and St. John Fisher.

    4. Other baptised Roman Catholic children who will have a brother or sister attending the school at the time of admissions and resident in another parish.

    5. Other baptised Roman Catholic children resident in another parish.

    6. Other children who are in public care.

    7. Exceptional Needs

    8. Other children with a brother or sister attending the school at the time of admission.

    9. Other children.

    If in any category there are more applications than places available, priority will be given on the basis of proximity to the school. This will be digitally measured using the LA system.

    Evidence of baptism is essential and should be forwarded to the school.

    DIOCESE OF SALFORD

    SUPPLEMENTARY FAITH REQUEST FORM

    School Name: _________________________________________________________

    Local Authority: _________________________________________________________

    Name of Applicant: _________________________________________________________

    Address of Applicant: ________________________________________________________

    _________________________________________________________

    ____________________________ Post Code: __________________

    Parish Community in which you live/worship: ___________________________________

    ___________________________________________________________________________

    Please confirm that the applicant is a baptised Catholic:

    Yes           No

    The baptismal certificate must be presented to the school.

    Signed: ___________________________________ (Parent/Guardian)

    Date: ____________________________________