Admissions Arrangements

Regina  Coeli Catholic Primary School is a voluntary aided school in the Diocese of Southwark.It is in the trusteeship of the Diocese. The school is conducted by its Governing Body as part of the Catholic Church in accordance with its Trust Deed and Instrument of Government, and seeks at all times to be a witness to Jesus Christ.

The Governing Body of The Federation of St Elphege’s and Regina Coeli Catholic Schools is responsible for all admissions to the school.



Revised Admissions code - Amendment to criteria - Regina Coeli Catholic School - Admission Arrangements 2021-2022 & 2022-2023

Parents and carers applying for places in Years Reception to 6 in the academic years 2021 & 2022 are asked to note the following changes to the admissions criteria 1 (in relation to the School Admissions Code amendments effective from 1st September 2021) for Looked After and Previously Looked after Children.


Criterion 1

Looked After Children* in Catergory A - By law, children who are Looked After by the Local Authority receive top priority for a school place.  As a Faith School the Governors give priority to Looked After Catholic children or Looked after children in the care of Catholic familes and previously Looked After Catholic children who have been adopted or who have become the subject of a residence or guardianship order.  Within Catergory B, Looked After Children are given the highest priority.  The Governors may consider non-Catholic Looked After Children in the care of Cathokic families within Category A.  The Governors will consider the individual circumstances and will seek advice from other agencies where necessary.

*a 'looked after child' or a child who was previously looked after but immediately after being looked after became subject to an adoption, child arrangements, or special guardianship order91 including those 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 adoped.  A looked after child is a child who is (a) in the care of a local authority,k or (b) being provided with accommodation by a local authority in the exercise of thir social services functions (see the definition in Section 22(1) of the Children Act 1989).


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