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 Welcome!

 

      

 

Bilton Infant School is a school where 'parents and staff are overwhelmingly positive about the school, its leaders, staff and the progress their children are making'.   

Please get in touch to find out why!

 

Email:  admin2420@welearn365.com

Telephone: 01788  811549

 

 

Starting school 

At Bilton Infant School we are extremely fortunate to have a committed staff who share the common aim of wanting to give our children the best possible start in life and enable them to 'be the best we can be'.   

 

During the Autumn Term your are welcome to contact our school if you have children beginning school in September. Please call on 01788 811549 or email admin2420@welearn365.com if you have particular queries we can help with.

 

Apply for a school place at Bilton Infant School

The published admission number for Bilton Infant School is 60, affording us up to two classes of 30 pupils. Our Admissions Policy is in line with that of Warwickshire County Council. Applications should be made between September and January in the year before your child turns 4 years of age using the link below.  Warwickshire schools do not hold waiting lists as applications are made via WCC.

 

The admission criteria are in order of priority:

  • Criterion 1: Looked after children and all previously looked after children, including those children who appear (to the admission authority) to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.
  • Criterion 2: Children who receive the Early Years Pupil Premium for their early years provider.
  • Criterion 3: Children who are currently, or have been at any point since 1st September 2015, subject to a Child in Need Plan or a Child Protection Plan.
  • Criterion 4a: Children living in the priority area for the school, who will have a sibling attending the same school in Year 1 or 2 at the time of admission in September 2022.
  • Criterion 4b: Children living in the priority area for the school, who will have a sibling attending the partner junior school in Years 3 - 6 at the time of admission in September 2022*.
  • Criterion 5: Other children living in the priority area for the school.
  • Criterion 6a: Children living outside the priory area for the school, who will have a sibling attending the same school in Year 1 or 2 at the time of admission in September 2022.
  • Criterion 6b: Children living outside the priory area for the school, who will have a sibling attending the partner junior school in Years 3 - 6 at the time of admission in September 2022*.
  • Criterion 7: Other children living outside the priory area for the school. 

Within each criterion, priority is given in order of straight line distance between the child’s home and the school (shortest distance = highest priority).  Distance will be calculated by the straight line measurement from the applicant’s home address location to the centre point of the preferred school. (All measurements are subject to slight change due to updates of mapping data).

 

www.warwickshire.gov.uk/admissions

 

Induction

For families who accept a school place for  September, we offer a programme of visits and events to help you and your child settle successfully into our school. Parents are also invited to attend an Induction Evening where you will be provided with information about starting school and a Starting School Pack to assist you with this important time. For the last 3 years we have had 100% satisfaction responses from our new families. 

 

In-year transfer

Children can transfer into our school during the academic year, if spaces are available.  Admissions and in year transfers are made through Warwickshire County Council following their policy.   They can be contacted on Admissions (Eastern area) on 01926 414143 or via the link above.

 

We  encourage families to look around the school and discuss arrangements prior to accepting a place or starting school with us.  

Applying for Year 3 places

Our pupils leave Bilton Infant School at the end of Year 2.   Applications for a Year 3 place at your preferred school(s) should be made via WCC Admissions, during the Autumn term while your child is in Year 2.

 

www.warwickshire.gov.uk/applying-junior-school-place

        

Pupils typically transfer to Bilton Junior School (www.biltonjuniorschool.co.uk) which is part of the Bilton Community Federation group, led by one single governing body. 

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