|Headteacher||Ms Julie-Anne Tallon, Headteacher|
Reception / Infants (4 - 7 yrs)
Primary / Juniors (7 - 11 yrs)
|Legal Status||Voluntary Aided School|
|Local Authority Name||Birmingham|
|Parliamentary Constituency||Birmingham, Erdington|
|Urban or Rural Setting||Urban major conurbation|
- Oversubscription Status Oversubscribed
- Ratio of Places to Applications 1:3.23
- Cut-off Distance 3088 metres
- Baptised Catholic children who are in the care of a local authority (children in care) or provided with accommodation by them (e.g. children with foster parents) (Section 22 of the Children Act 1989), and children who were previously looked after but ceased to be so because they were adopted or became subject to a residence order, a child arrangements order or a special guardianship order.
- Baptised Catholic children living within the :
St. Thomas and St. Edmund of Canterbury, Erdington and who have a brother or sister in the school at the time of admission.
- Baptised Catholic children living within the :
St. Thomas and St. Edmund of Canterbury, Erdington
- Other Baptised Catholic children who have a brother or sister in the school at the time of admission.
- Other Baptised Catholic children who have a signed letter of endorsement from their parish priest confirming their attendance at a Catholic church.
- Non-Roman Catholic children who are in the care of a local authority (children in care) or provided with accommodation by them (e.g. children with foster parents) (Section 22 of the Children Act 1989), and children who were previously looked after but ceased to be so because they were adopted or became subject to a residence order or special guardianship order.
- Non-Roman Catholic children who have a brother/sister in the school at the time of admission.
- Non-Roman Catholic children.
Attending a linked school / nursery Notes
- If applying to Abbey Catholic Primary School, please list any siblings at a linked Institution on the preference form.
Distance from School / Catchment Notes
- Distances are calculated on the basis of a straight-line measurement from the front door of the applicant's home address and the front gate/main entrance of the school.
Special Education Needs (SEN) Notes
- A child (or a parent) with a statement of Medical, Social or Special Educational Needs, or Education and Health Care Plan is required to be admitted to the school that is named in the statement. The needs must be fully supported by written evidence from a relevant professional.
Oversubscription and selection
- Where the number of applications is greater than the published admission number, all applications will be ranked using the over-subscription criteria.
- If there is oversubscription within a category, the governors will give priority to those children living closest to the school determined by the shortest distance. The local authority’s ‘distance’ definition has been adopted.
How to make in-year application
- Applications made outside the normal admission round (in-year admissions) must be made directly to the school(s) concerned. The local authority will provide an in-year application form for parents to complete. You may also be required to complete an additional information form provided by the school.
Applying to Reception Class
- An application must be made online at https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/info/20119/school_admissions. Or by using the local authority preference form. You will also be required to complete an additional information form for this school, which is available from the school or the local authority. Both forms must be completed for a place.
- If a child is refused admission, parents have a right to appeal to an independent appeals panel. An appeal form can be obtained from the school office.
- Admissions data has been collected through information published by the Council.
- There is no guarantee that the same admission patterns and ‘cut off’ distances will apply for the next year's intake.
- Please always check admissions/oversubscription criteria with the school for most up-to-date and exact wording of admissions/oversubscription criteria.
- MyEd provides aggregated data from a number of official sources. We endeavour to keep all of our data up-to-date and accurate. Where the maybe a mistake, this may be an error from the data source - where we collect data. Please contact us if there is data that maybe incorrect that you would like us to help address.
- The school is larger than the average-sized primary school.
- Two-thirds of the pupils are White British, the remainder coming from a range of other ethnic heritages. The proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is below average.
- The proportion of disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs supported through school action is average. The proportion supported at school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is below average.
- The proportion of pupils supported by the pupil premium funding is below average. This is additional government funding provided for children in the care of the local authority, pupils who are known to be eligible for free school meals in the last six years, or who are members of families in the armed forces.
- The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for attainment and progress.
- The school has 14 classes. There are two parallel classes in every year group from Reception to Year 6.
- The headteacher and deputy headteacher have been involved on a regular basis, at the instigation of the local authority, in advising other local schools on aspects of leadership, literacy and numeracy.
- The school belongs to the Erdington consortium of schools, and the Kingsbury Schools Sports Partnership.
- The school holds a National Silver Award for its work in science.
- The school provides a popular breakfast club which is fully subscribed.
- There is a privately managed club for children after school on the school site. This is inspected separately.
|Overall Ofsted Inspection Rating||Good||Requires Improvement||Good||Good|
|Achievment of Pupils||Good||Requires Improvement||Good||Good|
|Quality of Teaching||Good||Requires Improvement||Good||Good|
|Behaviour and Safety of Pupils||Outstanding||Good||Good||Good|
|Effectiveness of Leadership and Management||Good||Requires Improvement||Good||Good|
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Pupil and Staff Information
Number of Pupils
Percentage of Girls
Percentage of Boys
Percentage of SEN Pupils
Percentage of Pupils with English not as a first language
Percentage of Pupils Eligible for Free School Meals
Number of Teachers
Number of Teaching Assistants
Number of Support Staff
Pupil to Teacher Ratio