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Growing In Faith and Learning

The school is closed to the majority of children but is open for those of critical workers only.

Welcome to St Leonard's CofE Primary School

I am delighted to welcome you to our website. I am proud to be the Headteacher at St. Leonard’s CofE Primary & Nursery School. We are located in the beautiful village of Wigginton and have a very strong community who are keen to support our school. Our strong Christian ethos underpins everything we do and everyone associated with our school is committed to helping our children ‘Grow in Faith and Learning’. Catherine Young- Headteacher.

Admissions

Admissions for September 2020

Admission Appeals Guidance

 

The Information below explains your right to appeal against the refusal to offer you a place in your preferred school and sets out the appeal process which will be followed.

 

https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Education/Admissionappeals/home.aspx

 

Please note that due to restrictions introduced in response to the coronavirus epidemic we are unable to process Appeals at this point in time. We are awaiting guidance from the Department for Education/Central Government on how Admission Appeals should be dealt with. 

 

If you wish to lodge an Appeal you should continue to do so in accordance with the deadline (18 May 2020) 

 

Please see below the link the latest Government guidance regarding schools appeals during the COVID-19 restrictions.

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/admission-appeals-for-school-places/coronavirus-covid-19-school-admission-appeals

Infant Class size Legislation

 

In 1998 the Government introduced these regulations. They make it illegal for there to be more than 30 children in infant classes where there is only one teacher. This is called the Infant Class Size Initiative.

Infant classes are those classes of children who will be aged 5, 6 or 7 by the end of the academic year. This covers Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 classes.

 

For more detail, please follow the link below:

 

https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Education/Admissionappeals/Infant-class-size.aspx

 

In-year admissions

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