Find Supplementary Information Forms for new year reception primary for September 2023 admissions

You may need to complete a supplementary information form as well as the common application form for these schools:

Fill in the supplementary information form and return it directly to the school by the stated date.

Exceptional medical and social needs


Exceptional and Compelling Medical, Psychological, Social or Special Access Reasons as defined in the supplementary information form criterion which can only be met at the Academy. You must fill in a supplementary information form, supply evidence and send it within the timescales for the point of entry required.

Early Years Pupil Premium, the Pupil Premium or the Service Pupil Premium


Children who at the time of the application are eligible for the Early Years Pupil Premium, the Pupil Premium or the Service Pupil Premium as defined in the admissions policy. You must fill in a supplementary information form under this criterion and send it within the timescales for the point of entry required.

Children admitted outside their chronological year group

SIF's to request for your child to be educated outside their chronological age group:

Children of staff

Children whose parent or carer as defined in the admissions policy is a member of staff who has either been continuously employed at the Trust for two or more years at the time of application for a place or has been recruited to fill a vacancy for which there is a demonstrable skill shortage or has been re-located to the area at the request of the Trust. You must fill in a supplementary information form for an application under this criterion and send it within the timescales for the point of entry required.

  • Avanti Gardens School: Children who have a parent or carer who is a member of staff at the school recruited to fill a vacant post for which there is a demonstrable skill shortage. Contact Avanti Gardens School for details of how to apply under this criterion.

  • document Bridge Farm Primary School staff SIF (43 KB)

  • document Cathedral Primary School staff child criterion  SIF (338 KB)

  • pdf Cheddar Grove Primary School staff SIF (707 KB) : where that member of staff has been employed for two or more years at the time at which the application for admission to the Academy is made and/or where the member of staff is recruited to fill a vacant post for which there is a demonstrable skill shortage

  • Christ Church CE Primary staff SIF

  • Fairlawn Academy staff  SIF: children who have a parent or carer who is a member of staff at the school recruited to fill a vacant post for which there is a demonstrable skill shortage. Contact Fairlawn Academy for details of how to apply under this criterion.

  • May Park staff SIF : Children of Excalibur employees employed at the academy on a permanent, minimum 40% Full Time Equivalent contract with the Trust for two or more years at the time at which the application for admission is made or who have been recruited to fill a vacant post for which there is a demonstrable skill shortage. Contact May Park school about how to apply under this criterion.

  • document Victoria Park Primary School staff SIF (341 KB) : Staff child criterion

  • The Dolphin School staff SIF: Children who have a parent or carer who is a member of staff at the school recruited to fill a vacant post for which there is a demonstrable skill shortage. Contact The Dolphin school for details of how to apply under this criterion.

  • document Wansdyke Primary School staff SIF  (83 KB) : where that member of staff has been employed for two or more years at the time at which the application for admission to the Academy is made and/or where the member of staff is recruited to fill a vacant post for which there is a demonstrable skill shortage.

  • document Victoria Park Primary School staff SIF (341 KB) :  fill in this form for your child to be considered under the staff criterion for a place at Victoria Park Primary School. Your application will be verified with the Human Resources team at Cathedral Schools Trust.

Confirmation of faith for Catholic primary schools

For someone to be treated as Catholic for school admissions purposes, the school will need written evidence of Catholic baptism or reception into the Church. Find further information in the schools' admissions policies. All documents such as Catholic baptism certificates or written evidence of reception into the Church must be sent directly to the school.


Faith places

Parents or carers applying under these criteria must complete the supplementary form as well as the common application form and return it directly to the school before the closing date.