Glapthorn CE Primary School

​Oversubscription admission criteria

Places will be allocated to pupils who have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) naming Glapthorn CE Primary School as appropriate provision.

When there are more applications for places than places available, priority will be given in the following order:

  1. Looked After Children and Previously Looked After Children
  2. Children who live in the villages of Glapthorn and Southwick
  3. Children with an older brother or sister continuing at the school at the time of admission of the younger child
  4. Other children

If the admission number is exceeded within criterion 2, priority will be given to those who live furthest from the nearest alternative school. If the admission number is exceeded within any other criteria, priority will be given to those who live closest to the school.


Where there are two or more applications that cannot otherwise be separated, a randomiser will be used to decide who is allocated a place.


A brother or sister living at the same address as the applicant (within a family unit) including adopted children, step-brothers, step-sisters and children in foster care. If siblings live between two addresses, applicants must provide proof to show that the main address is the same for both children.