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Admissions

If you're considering admission to St Joseph's, you might like to begin by reading our Headteacher's Letter to prospective parents:

Please be aware that admission to St Joseph's Nursery is separate to the main school.  You will need to follow the procedure set out on the Nursery Admissions page:

When you're ready to apply for school admission, there are two simple stages to the process.

 

  • Firstly, you will need to complete Surrey's online admission form.  For parents seeking admission for Reception classes in September 2021 please click here (applications open from 2nd November 2020). For those seeking in-year admission as they move from one school to another, please click here.

 

  • Secondly, St Joseph's has a Supplementary Information Form (SIF) which we ask parents to complete.  This form is important because it allows us to rank applicants fairly according to our published criteria as a Catholic School.  You can find our Admissions Policies and SIFs below.  For parents seeking admission in September 2021, please use the 2021-22 SIF.  For in-year applicants, please use the 2020-21 SIF.  Please return your completed SIF directly to the school.  

 

If you have any questions at all about admissions, please don't hesistate to email us - we're always very happy to help: info@stjosephsguildford.com

 

For admission in the current academic year (2020-21):

For admission from September 2021:

For admission from September 2022:

Appeals

 

If your child is not offered a place at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, you have the right to appeal against that decision to an Independent Appeal Panel (set up in accordance with sections 88 and 94 of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998). Appeals must be made in writing and must set out the reasons on which the appeal is made. Appeals should be made to the Admissions Appeal Clerk at the school address. Appeals should be lodged no later than 20 school days after the National Offer Day for primary schools (16 April 2021). Completed paperwork must be received by the school no later than 17 May 2021, and will be heard within 40 school days. The appeals system is operated independently from the school. Parents/carers have the right to make oral representations to the Appeal Panel.


Late application appeals will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.
In-year applications will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

School Tours

Sadly, due to restrictions around the COVID-19 pandemic, our school tours have been cancelled this year.  However, you can still get a great feel for what our school looks and feels like by exploring the new parents materials on our Headteacher's Blog

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