Please find Condover CE Primary School’s Admissions Policy and the Mid-Term (starting in year) application form below.
Full details of Admissions can be found on the Shropshire Council website https://new.shropshire.gov.uk/school-admissions/ and set out in the "Parents' Guide to Education in Shropshire". Please click here: https://new.shropshire.gov.uk/school-admissions/parents-guide-to-education/
Details of Shropshire Council's Fair Access Protocol can also be found here: https://new.shropshire.gov.uk/media/6575/fair-access-protocol.pdf.
Parents who wish to visit school because they are considering applying for a place are always welcome to do so. Appointments can be made by contacting the school office on 01743 872108.
Starting School in Reception
Parents are encouraged by Shropshire Council to submit applications on-line by logging on to www.shropshire.gov.uk/schooladmissions by Monday 15th January 2024. If you do not have internet access, or have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Admissions Team at Shirehall on 0345 678 9008.
The school has an admission number of 20 for the reception intake.
If there are more applications than available places within the admission limit, then priority will be given based on:
- Statement of Special Educational Needs
- Looked After Children
- Sibling connections and residence within catchment area
- Residence within catchment area
- Sibling connections and residence outside catchment area
- Proximity to school and residence outside catchment area
Children can attend primary education from the September following their 4th birthday. The law requires that children attend school from the start of the term following their 5th birthday. Parents of spring and summer born pupils can, if they wish, opt to have their children admitted to mainstream school in the September prior to their fifth birthday. In recent years all our children have started in the September.
For those children granted a place at Condover CE Primary School, we have a comprehensive induction programme to ease the children into school life. A series of induction visits for parents and children take place in the summer term prior to the new school year in September.