St Joseph's Admissions Policy can be found by clicking the link below:
For information on admissions to our Preschool please click here
PRIMARY SCHOOL ADMISSIONS
Is your child 5 years old between 1st September 2024 and 31 August 2025? if so, then you will need to apply for a place at St Joseph's Catholic Primary School.
Applications for a Reception Class place here at St Joseph's Catholic Primary School can be made from 1st November 2023 and the closing date for applications is 15th January 2024.
Note: you must apply for a place by 15th January 2024 even if you have an older child already attending our school. The quickest way to make an application is to apply online - a link to the Staffordshire County Council website 'Admissions Page' is below for your assistance. Alternatively you can complete a paper form (available using the link below) and either email or post the form to the address shown on the Staffordshire County Council website.
Primary School - Apply Online
If your child is baptised Catholic please ensure you make this clear on your application under the section "PREFERENCES FOR CATHOLIC & CHURCH OF ENGLAND AIDED SCHOOLS ONLY". You will also need to provide us with a copy of their Baptismal Certificate.
Guidance for Parents or Carers of children already of school age who are wishing to move to a Staffordshire School (from another Staffordshire School) will need to complete a In-Year Application form. Further guidance upon applications and choosing a school place can be obtained by viewing the Staffordshire County Council In-Year Admissions page.
Please note: where you wish to apply for a place in a school in a different local authority - please contact this local authority for guidance upon how to apply.
Visit our School
St Joseph's School welcomes parents to view our school, please email email@example.com.
How Do I Appeal?
Should your application to Primary School have been unsuccessful, you can make an appeal either by completing the online form. The 2023 appeal deadline for Primary Schools is yet to be confirmed by Staffordshire County Council.
A copy of the Appeals timetable relating to primary school admissions for the academic year 2023/24 is available above.
Due to the current situation appeal hearings may be held by telephone, video conference or through a paper based appeal where all parties can make representations in writing. Our website will be updated as we receive further guidance from the DfE.
ADVICE FOR PARENTS/GUARDIANS ON SCHOOL ADMISSIONS APPEALS
SECONDARY SCHOOL ADMISSIONS
Applications to secondary schools can be made from September of Year 6 and the closing date for applications is the end of October. The quickest way to make an application is to apply online - a link to the Staffordshire County Council website 'Admissions Page' is below for your assistance. Alternatively you can complete a paper form (available using the link below) and either email or post the form to the address shown on the Staffordshire County Council website.
Secondary School - Apply On-line
The appeals deadline for Secondary School places has yet to be advised.
Uniform for St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School and St. Joseph's Pre-School can be purchased from:
Uniform Plus , 33 Tamworth St, Lichfield WS13 6JP Tel : 01543 414520