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 2015, our Year 11 students achieved 76% 5 A*-C GCSE grades and 71% 5 A*-C including English and mathematics at GCSE- significantly above the national figures.  In 2015, our A-level students achieved the school’s best ever results – 99.4% A-level pass rate with over 52% of grades awarded at A*-B grades. Our recent OFSTED report (June 2016) is very positive and our school continues to be good .

 

 

Helen Gilroy

 

APPLICATIONS FOR YEAR 7 SEPTEMBER 2017  

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

  • the Wakefield common application form or online application form
  • the St Wilfrid’s admission Form

 

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

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

 

Please ensure that admissions forms are returned by 31st October 2016 for admission to the school in September 2017.  Advice on late applications is given by Wakefield Council school admissions service who administer the application process for St Wilfrid’s.

Once both forms are complete, Wakefield Council school admissions will send a copy of your Wakefield common application to school. St Wilfrid’s school governors will assess both admission forms against the school admissions and over-subscription criteria.  280 places are offered by Wakefield Council in March 2017.

 

Parents and carers have the right of appeal should they not be given a place for September 2017.

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 Wakefield school admissions service 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 Wakefield common application form or online application form
  • the St Wilfrid’s Admission Form

 

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

The St Wilfrid’s admission form and prospectus can be obtained from the school or can be downloaded from the link below. When complete the St Wilfrid’s application form should be returned to the school with any other documents such as evidence of baptism for Catholic children. Wakefield Council school admissions service will forward your common application 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.

 

Admission Policy for 2017

Wakefield School Admissions

Admission Appeal Timetable

Sixth Form Admission Policy

Admissions Form

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.