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 2019, 72% of our students achieved a grade 4 or above in both English and Mathematics. Our A Level pass rate was 75%. 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.
The Local Authority Common Preference Form should be completed and the St Wilfrid’s Supplementary Information Form (found below).
Applications to St Wilfrid’s September 2020
Parents or carers will be advised of the outcome of their application on 1st March 2020 by the local authority on our behalf. Unsuccessful applicants will be given reasons related to the over-subscription criteria and advised of their right of appeal to an independent appeal panel.
Updates will be posted to the Year 6 Information page once we begin the transition procedure.
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.
Supplementary Information Form
Admissions Policy and Supplementary Information Form for 2020/2021
The Communication and Interaction Resource
The Communication and Interaction Resource has been established in order to create a nurturing environment and a supportive space, based on the nurture principles, for children with Language and Communication needs:
• Children’s learning is understood developmentally
• The environment offers a safe base
• Nurturing the development of wellbeing
• Language being a means for communication
• All behaviour is communication
• Valuing the importance of transition
The Communication and Interaction Resource is a full time provision that aims to re-engage and develop students academically and socially emotionally by the end of key stage 4.If you require any additional information or advice please get in touch and ask to speak to:
Mrs J Collins – Communications and Interection Resource Coordinator
Telephone: 01977 691000 ext. 137
Admission to the Communication and Interaction Resource must be identified via the EHC panel and in consultation with the relevant Team Manager in SENSS and the school.
For further information please refer to Wakefield LA website.