How to apply for a school place at St Barnabas Church of England School
The Academy Governance Committee (AGC) have delegated responsibility for admissions in our school and are therefore responsible for all admissions. All places are allocated in accordance with our Admissions Policy which you will find above.
Admission to reception
Children are able to start at St Barnabas in the September following their 4th birthday. Applications for reception can be made in the autumn term. The deadline is 15th January.
Applications must be made through the local authority where you live. For more information and to apply online please click here.
If you wish to apply on faith grounds, please complete our Supplementary Information Form (SIF) which is available below in addition to the local authority application form and return to the school by 15th January.
Admission to any year group during the school year (known as in-year applications)
If you are interested in joining our school and would like to arrange a visit please contact the school office.
We are part of the North Northamptonshire Council in year scheme, which means applications must be made via the local authority rather than directly to the school. You can do this online here: Move school during the school year (in-year) - Schools and education (northamptonshire.gov.uk)
For schools with faith criterion – If you wish to apply on faith grounds, please complete our Supplementary Information Form (SIF) which is available below in addition to the local authority application form and return to the school.
How to appeal for a place at St Barnabas Church of England School
If you have applied and been refused a place at our school (in any year group), you are entitled to appeal against that decision. Appeals for PDET academies are administered by The Diocese of Peterborough Education team. For more information on the process please see: Appeals - The Diocese of Peterborough (peterborough-diocese.org.uk) If you wish to appeal please contact email@example.com and ask for an appeals pack.
The pack includes some explanatory notes about the process of Admission Appeals and a Notice of Appeal form that, should you decide to proceed with an appeal, will need to be completed and returned by email if possible, but if not, to the Diocesan Office instead.
Timetable for appeals – September 2021 applications
Following the National Offer Day on 16 April 2021, the deadline for lodging an on-time appeal is 4:00pm on 21 May 2021.
Proposed appeal hearing dates are between 1 - 6 July 2021. All Spring/Summer 2021 appeals will take place on Zoom.
Decision letters will be sent within five working days of the appeal hearing, subject to any unforeseen circumstances.
Applying for a Junior School Place - FAO Year 2 Parents
For information on how to apply for a Junior school place please click here.
You can complete your application for a Junior School place online here.
The admissions team can be contacted via- Telephone number: 0300 126 3000 or email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be accepted from 10th September 2021.
The deadline for applications is 5pm on 15th January 2022.
You should receive your confirmation of Junior School Place is 19th April 2022.
For more information please read the letter below.