We are delighted that you're considering a place at St Edmund's Catholic Primary School for your child. To apply you will need to complete a Local Authority application form and a school form. We hope that you will find all the information that you will need on this page, however should you want to discuss the process or have any further questions, please email or call the school office and ask to speak to Mrs Higgins.
An application can be made for a place for a child at any time outside the admission round and the child will be admitted where there are available places.
An application should be made by completing the application form from the local authority in which the child lives and the Supplementary Information Form Primary SIF www.st-edmunds.enfield.sch.uk/admissionsSIF 2023/24 which should be returned directly to the school office at St Edmund’s Catholic Primary School, Hertford Road, Edmonton, London, N9 7HJ
Where there are places available but more applications than places, the published oversubscription criteria, as set out in the admission arrangements for 2023/2024 will be applied. www.st-edmunds.enfield.sch.uk/admissions policy 2023/24
Parents are advised to read the admission arrangements carefully before making their application.
If there are no places available, the child will be added to the waiting list. Please see the admission arrangements for more details.
You will be advised of the outcome of your application in writing as soon as possible. Applicants must be informed of the outcome of their application within 15 school days of receipt, but the aim is to notify applicants of the outcome of their application within 10 school days of receipt.
You have the right to appeal to an independent appeal panel if your application is unsuccessful.
If you have any questions in relation to in-year admissions please contact the School Business Manager. You may also wish to discuss in-year applications with the local authority www.enfield.gov.uk/admission
Admission requests for Summer Born Children
The DFE have recently updated their guidance on Summer born children. There is guidance for parents on the attached link Guidance on handling admission requests for summer born children - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
Local Authority Application Form
Parents can use the link below to access the London Borough of Enfield's online application form and to find out about our school’s admission arrangements.
Please return the fully completed School’s Application Form and Certificate of Catholic Practice If applicable. The Certificate of Catholic practice can be obtained from the priest at the parish where you normally worship.
Reception Admissions 2024 - 2025
The application packs are ready to be collected from the office for new children starting reception in Sep 2024
In Year Admissions
If you are not successful in getting a place for your child, you can begin the appeal process by contacting the school office and asking to speak to Mrs Higgins.
Admissions Privacy Notice
St Edmund’s Catholic Primary School is a data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 2018 and is committed to dealing with your information safely and securely. We need to collect and share information in order to fulfil our obligations as an admission authority. We take our responsibility to protect your data seriously and we will use it in accordance with the legal requirements of the Data Protection Act 2018.
We will comply with the School Admissions Code, which has the force of law. In respect of in-year admissions, the School is the admissions authority for this school. The information you provide to us on your Supplementary Information Form (SIF), any supporting papers or appeal documentation you provide will be used to:
Process your application
Consider Admission Appeals
We may also use this data for the following purposes:
Forward planning as part of school budget, forecasting and reorganisation proposals
To assist in the development of policy proposals
For the prevention and/or detection of crime or fraud
For research and statistical purposes when we will ensure that statistics are developed in such a way that individual children cannot be identified
In order to administer admissions to this school the following information may be collected by us:
Name and date of birth
Address where the child ordinarily lives at the time of application, which will be used for distance calculation purposes
Supplementary information i.e. information on religious affiliation and status
Parent name and contact details
Details of baptism and/or Catholic practice
Information on parish of residence.
Agencies we will share the information with:
The Department for Education, to comply with statutory data collections
The LA, to verify the information provided so that the admission scheme\process can be accurately administered
Admission Appeal panels
The Schools Adjudicator, in response to any objections raised
In Year Fair Access Panel, where applicable, to enable them to appropriately place complex admissions
The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman, when investigating maladministration of school admissions and admission appeals.
School Retention Policy:
The information listed above will be retained securely by the school in line with our retention policy, after which it will be destroyed.