If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admissions arrangements below:
Admissions (please note that due to Covid we are unable to facilitate visits to the school)
If you would like to come and visit the school then contact the school office on 01386 41351 and we will be happy to make an appointment for you. Or if you have already visited, and would like your child to join St Andrew’s, then please follow the instructions below regarding admissions.
If you live in Worcestershire and your child is due to start school in Reception during the current school year, then you must apply to Worcestershire County Council for your child / children’s school place – the opening and closing dates for applications are published annually on the School Admissions website below. Mid-year Transfer if you wish your child / children to join St Andrew’s during the school year then you can download the required CA1 application form from http://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/schooladmissions. This paper form then needs to be brought to us, and we will do the rest.
Worcestershire Children First Admissions Policy can be viewed here: https://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/downloads/file/13751/admission_policy_co_and_vc_first_and_primary_schools_2022
The approved coordinated schemes for Worcestershire can be viewed here:
In-Year School Admissions
For in-year school admissions, please visit:
Parents of children resident outside Worcestershire
If you wish to apply for a place at any Worcestershire school, you must complete an application provided by your "home" LA. (The "home" LA is defined as the Local Authority relevant to the child's home address). The "home" LA will ensure that the application details are passed onto Worcestershire LA for consideration in the allocation of school places. If you are not resident in Worcestershire, then you should obtain admission details from your home LA, even if your preferences include schools within Worcestershire. The Admissions and Transfers to Schools Information for Parents Book and the Starting School parental guide, Transfer to Middle School and Transfer to Secondary School parental guides are available on the website:
How do you apply?
• Apply online at http://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/schooladmissions
• You will need an email address
• You will be sent an email to acknowledge receipt of your submitted application.
• If you do not have access to the internet, you can get online at any Worcestershire library.
• Training on "How to get online" is available free to all Worcestershire Library members.
Or telephone School Admissions on 01905 822700 if you need assistance.
St Andrew’s CE School is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office for holding and processing personal data. Our registration number is Z7248782
St Andrew’s CE School is committed to ensuring that it meets the requirements of current UK data protection legislation. This includes the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU/2016/679).
The school holds and processes personal data to fulfil our public duties and to comply with the requirements of the Department of Education and with safeguarding regulations. For further information, our full privacy notice can found HERE. The school has a duty to protect this information and to keep it up to date. The data will be held electronically on the Schools Data Management system and in hard copy on your child’s file. This will be forwarded to your child’s next school when they no longer attend St Andrew’s CE School.
St Andrew’s CE School will share details relating to safeguarding, learning, and academic performance with education support organisations for the purpose of improving outcomes for your child. Otherwise this information will be treated as confidential to the school and to you except where such information must be disclosed by law to relevant statutory bodies.
We will collect additional personal data relating to learning, assessment and safeguarding through work within the school, this will include photographs and video images of pupils to support their learning for internal use within St Andrew’s CE School. e.g. Learning Journeys.
If you have any query or concern regarding the recording and use of this information, please contact the School Business Manager; Mrs Sue Huggins on 01386 41351. Alternatively, contact the Data Protection Officer; Richard Morley, email: GDPR@SchoolPro.uk
Our Data Protection Policy can be found below: