Proposal for a change in the schools admissions policy

Closes 14 Dec 2018

Opened 1 Nov 2018

Overview

It is proposed that priority for admission to Roman Catholic primary schools be given to pupils who are baptised Roman Catholics and that other children may be admitted by means of a placing request. This allows the Council to manage the admissions and if necessary, reserve places for Roman Catholic children.

The new admissions policy would only apply for children who are not already attending either St Bernadette’s or St Mungo’s. While the current cohort of children remains in either school, any sibling can enrol without submitting a placing request. This ensures that parents will not have to enrol their children in two different primary schools.

Why We Are Consulting

The Council is required, by virtue of the Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010, to undertake a formal consultation on amending the schools admission policy to change the policy for denominational primary schools.

Events

Areas

  • All Areas

Audiences

  • Community groups
  • Faith groups
  • Staff
  • All individuals

Interests

  • Children and young people
  • Primary schools
  • Religion and faith