Applications for admission to the Academy should be made via the common application online with your Local Authority or the Local Authority brochure, between 1st September 2021 and 31st October 2021.*
Parents wishing to be considered under faith-based criteria need to complete and return the St Wilfrid’s Supplementary Form which is available from the Academy website or the Local Authority brochure. It is essential that this is done by parents/carers who wish an application under this category to be considered. Failure to complete both application forms will result in your application not being considered under faith-based criteria.
PLEASE NOTE - In the event that during the period specified for attendance at worship, the church [or, in relation to those of other faiths, relevant place of worship] has been closed for public worship and has not provided alternative premises for that worship, the requirements of these [admissions] arrangements in relation to attendance will only apply to the period when the church [or in relation to those of other faiths, relevant place of worship] or alternative premises have been available for public worship.Should the Academy be closed during the October half term holiday, any applications postmarked by the 31st October or before will be accepted. If you have any concerns regarding the closing date please contact the Clerk to Governors, at the Academy.
As the Academy is closed during the half term holidays, any applications postmarked by the 31st October 2021 or before will be accepted. If you have any concerns regarding the closing date please contact the Clerk to Governors, at the Academy.
St Wilfrid’s will process all of the completed application forms and determine the relevant admissions criteria. We will then pass this information to relevant Local Authorities.
Formal offers informing parents whether or not their child has been allocated a place will be sent out by the Local Authority on the 1 March. Parents of children not admitted will be informed of the reason and offered an alternative place by the Local Authority.
Any applications made outside of the normal admissions round need to be made with Blackburn with Darwen local authority.
If you have any questions regarding the application process, we will be happy help you. Please contact us on 01254 60400 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.