Admissions Consultation

To be completed by: Tue 31 Jan 2023

Time: -Tue 31 Jan 2023 | Venue:

Shipley C of E Primary School Admissions Arrangements 2024 Consultation

Shipley C of E Primary September 2024 Admissions Arrangements Consultation


Shipley C of E Primary School is part of Bradford Diocesan Academies (BDAT). When an admission authority wishes to make changes to their admissions arrangements, they must consult to ensure all relevant views are hears. BDAT is consulting on the following changes to the admissions arrangements for Shipley C of E Primary School.

Proposed Changes

Change of the Priority for Church Attendance over subscription criteria. 

  • A church is defined as any Christian Church within the parish of St Paul’s, to also include St Peters, Shipley and St Margaret’s Frizinghall.

Why are we proposing the change?

The school sits within each of the parishes.

Who are we consulting with

During this statutory consultation we want to consult with:

Parents/carers of current pupils and prospective parents of pupils.

Members of school staff

Admissions Authorities

Local Authority

Councillors and MP’s

Trade Unions

Community and religious organisations

When are we consulting?

The consultation will run from 9th December to 31st January.

When would the changes come into effect?

If approved, the arrangements would be introduced from September 2024

How can you respond?

You can let us know what you think by completing the online questionnaire  Shipley C of E September 2024 Admissions Arrangements Consultation

Further information can be found at

Shipley C of E Primary School Admissions Arrangement 2024 Consultation - Bradford Diocesan Academies Trust (

What happens after the consultation period?

After the consultation closes the responses will be collated and presented to the Trusts Admissions Committee who will decide whether or not to proceed with the proposed changes and determine the admission arrangements. The outcome will be published on our website by 15 March 2023.


Published: 08/12/2022
Audience: Headteachers, Parents, Admissions Team, Schools
Contact: Claire Berry

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