Admissions - St Wilfrids Catholic High School and Sixth Form College



Thank you for your interest in our school.  St Wilfrid’s has gained a reputation over its 50 years for high academic standards and good results achieved within a supportive and caring Catholic community. St. Wilfrid’s is a highly successful vibrant school and sixth form college.  In 2018, 66% of our students achieved a grade 4 or above in both English and Mathematics.  Our A Level students achieved an average point score per entry of 30.83.  Many of our students performed exceptionally well and have now accepted offers of employment or university, heading to various destinations to start their new areas of study. Our school continues to be good.

Admissions for September 2019

The local authority schools admissions team will now have informed parents of secondary school places. 280 places have been offered by the local authority for St Wilfrid’s. Parents and carers have the right of appeal should they not be given a place for September 2019.

Parents and carers also have the right to be placed on the school waiting list. Should a place become available school will offer the place to a student on the waiting list in accordance with the school’s admission policy and over-subscription criteria.

For advice on appeals or school waiting lists please contact ‘The Local Authority Schools Admissions Service’ on 01924 305617/ 305616.

Admission Appeal Timetable

Refusals & Waiting Lists

St Wilfrid’s Catholic Pyramid Map

Students who have been offered a place at St Wilfrid’s

Congratulations! your admission packs are on the way!  You will soon receive your admission pack via your child’s primary school or through the post.  Please read everything carefully and return all required documents/reply slips in the envelope provided no later than 31st March 2019.

We will keep you up to date with all key events via your child’s primary school and on this web page.  We look forward to meeting you all.

If you have any questions or you are worried about anything please don’t hesitate to contact the Pastoral Team: Tel 01977 691000

Claire Scaife – Admissions officer

Kelly Carswell – Year 6 Transition Coordinator

Helen Murphy – Deputy Headteacher – Pastoral

In Year Applications

Applications for a place at St Wilfrid’s for students already at another secondary school can be made by completing:

  • The Local Authority Common Preference Form or online application
  • The St Wilfrid’s Supplementary Information Form

Both forms must be completed and submitted before an application can be processed.

The St Wilfrid’s Supplementary Information Form and prospectus can be obtained from the school or can be downloaded from the link below. When complete the St Wilfrid’s Supplementary Information Form should be returned to the school with any other documents such as evidence of baptism for Catholic children. The Local Authority School Admissions Service will forward your Common Preference Form to St Wilfrid’s.

If a place is available in the year group applied for, a place will be offered. If the school year group is full (280) then no place will be offered.

Parents and carers have the right of appeal should they not be given a place.

Admission Policies

7 – 11 Admission Policy 19-20

Supplementary Information Form

Supplementary Information Form 2019/20

Admissions Policy and Supplementary Information Form for 2020/2021

Admission Policy 2020-21

Supplementary Information Form 2020/2021