Admissions

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 2017, 72% of our students achieved a grade 4 or above in both English and Maths, with 69% of students achieving 5A*-C grades including a grade 4+ in both English and Maths. Our A Level students achieved an average point score per entry of 30.46, with vocational students achieving an average point score per entry of 40.30. Many of our students performed exceptionally well and they are now accepting their university offers, heading to various destinations to start their new areas of study. Our school continues to be good.

APPLICATIONS FOR YEAR 7 SEPTEMBER 2018  

To apply for a place for your child at St Wilfrid’s please complete:

  • 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 Application Form and prospectus can be obtained from the school or can be downloaded from the link below. When complete, the St Wilfrid’s Supplementary Application Form should be returned to the school with any other documents such as evidence of baptism for Catholic children.

 

Please ensure that all forms are returned by 31st October 2017 for admission to the school in September 2018.  Advice on late applications is given by The Local Authority School Admissions Service who administer the application process for St Wilfrid’s.

Once both forms are complete, The Local Authority School Admissions will send a copy of your application to school. St Wilfrid’s Academy Councillors will assess both admission forms against the school admissions and over-subscription criteria.  280 places are offered by the local authority in March 2018.

 

Parents and carers have the right of appeal should they not be given a place for September 2018.

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.

 

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.

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.

2019-2020

Admission Policy 2019-2020

 

2018-2019

Supplementary Information Form 2018-2019

Admission Policy

Local Authority Common Preference Form

Admission Appeal Timetable

Sixth Form Admission Policy

Sixth Form Admission Form 2018

 

2017-2018

Supplementary Information Form 2017-2018

 

 

 

 

 

St Wilfrid’s Catholic High School & Sixth Form College, a Voluntary Academy

Cutsyke Road, Featherstone, West Yorkshire, WF7 6BD

Contact Us

01977 691000

The Bishop Konstant Catholic Academy Trust is an exempt charity regulated by the Secretary of State for Education.  It is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales, company number 8253770, whose registered office is at The Zucchi Suite, Nostell Business Estate, Nostell, Wakefield, WF4 1AB.