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Admission to Holy Rosary

We welcome your interest in a place at our school! We feel that Holy Rosary offers pupils an excellent education, as well as a holistic approach to supporting the whole child. We firmly believe that we are one small school, but one big family.

We warmly welcome visits to school from prospective parents. To arrange a visit, please contact our office on 01902 878440 or email holyrosaryprimaryschool@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Applications for places at Holy Rosary Catholic Primary Academy (Reception – Year 6) must be made via the Wolverhampton LA coordinated admissions procedure.

Applications for Places in Reception

Holy Rosary’s Reception Admission number is thirty pupils. If the number of applications exceeds the admission number, the Academy’s Admissions Authority will give priority to applications in accordance with the criteria listed in our admissions policy.

Admissions are made via the City of Wolverhampton Council website:

https://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk/education-and-schools/school-admissions/school-admissions-applications

E-mail: schooladmissions@wolverhampton.gov.uk
Telephone: 01902 551122

For your information, a map of the parish boundary can be found here:

https://www.birminghamdiocese.org.uk/boundary-map

In-Year Admissions

In-year admissions to Holy Rosary are coordinated by the City of Wolverhampton Council. For more information on how to apply for an in-year admission or transfer, please click visit:

https://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk/education-and-schools/school-admissions/changing-schools

Appeals

A timetable for appeals regarding the allocation of places is available below. The appeals timetable is shared with other Catholic Schools within the St Francis and St Clare Catholic Multi Academy Company and other Wolverhampton Catholic schools.

To find out more about school admissions please view documents below.

Admissions Documents


Holy Rosary Catholic Primary Academy, part of the St Francis and St Clare Catholic MAC, is consulting on proposed admission arrangements for 2023-24.

The consultation documents can be viewed here on the school website:

  • The main changes being proposed are:References to the new parish boundaries that will be created upon the merger of the St John Henry Newman cluster to become the St John Henry Newman parish.
  • Prioritised admission will be given to Catholic children living in the current parish of St Joseph’s, Wolverhampton.
  • Revised oversubscription criteria to be as follows (changes highlighted in red):
    1. Baptised Catholic children who are looked after or previously looked after.
    2. Baptised Catholic children living within the former parish boundary
    of St Joseph’s, Wolverhampton who have a brother or sister attending Holy
    Rosary Catholic Primary school at the time of admission.
    3. Baptised Catholic children living within the former parish boundary
    of St Joseph’s, Wolverhampton.
    4. Baptised Catholic children living outside of the former parish
    boundary of St Joseph’s, Wolverhampton but within the Newman parish boundary
    who have a brother or sister attending Holy Rosary Catholic Primary school at
    the time of admission.
    5. Baptised Catholic children living outside of the former parish
    boundary of St Joseph’s, Wolverhampton but within the Newman parish boundary.
    6. Other baptised Catholic children who have a brother or sister
    attending Holy Rosary Catholic Primary school at the time of admission.
    7. Other baptised Catholic children
    8. Non-Catholic children who are looked after or previously looked
    after.
    9. Non Catholic children who have a brother or sister attending
    Holy Rosary Catholic Primary School at the time of admission
    10. Non-Catholic children
  • The waiting list for the Reception cohort is to now be retained for the full academic year.
  • Inclusion of Appendix 2- to clarify written definitions of the parishes within the St John Henry Newman cluster.

You are invited to have your say on the Admissions Policy and comments can be made on the proposed changes to Mr Adam Jewkes (Principal) by emailing:

holyrosaryprimaryschool@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Any comments must be received by 31st January 2022- at which point the consultation process will end.