b'The Governing Body of Canon Slade SchoolA.1. Policy on Admissions to Year 7 in September 2020 Policy and Admission Number Canon Slade School is a Church of England School. The Governing Body is responsible for the schools admissions policy, and the school is required to act in accordance with the School Admissions Code. The admissions process is co-ordinated by Bolton Council (the Local Authority) and the school liaises withtheLocalAuthorityandtheDioceseofManchesteronadmissionsissues.Thefollowing arrangements for admissions include the criteria used to determine the allocation of places when the school is oversubscribed.The published admission number for admission to Year 7 is 300. All pupils of secondary transfer age are eligible for admission to Year 7. In accordance with the School Admissions Code, as a school with a Church of England foundation, the school is able to give priority to children from committed Christian families. As explained below, faith commitment is measured objectively by reference to church attendance. Applications must be made on the common application form available from the Local Authority. Applicants seeking a place on faith grounds (see criterion 2 below) also need to obtain, complete and return the Supplementary Application Form to the school, as do applicants seeking places under criteria 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7. The school will apply its oversubscription criteria and the Governors will draw up a rank order which will be passed to the Local Authority. The Local Authority will then allocate places against the parents declared preferences.If no more than 300 applications are received for admission to Year 7, all applicants will be offered places.When, following consultation with the Local Authority, the school is named in a childs Statement of special educational needs or Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP), the school will admit all children with a Statement of special educational needs or an Education Health and Care Plan that names the school. Oversubscription criteriaWhen,followingtheadmission ofchildrenwithaStatementofspecialeducationalneeds oran Education Health and Care Plan that names the school, there are more applications than places remaining available, the school will allocate places on the basis of the following oversubscription criteria, which will be applied in the order of priority shown,1. The school will give the highest priority for admission to looked after children and previously looked after children. Note:A looked after child is a child who is (a) in the care of a local authority, or (b) being provided with accommodation by a local authority in the exercise of their social services functions (see definition in Section 22(1) of the Children Act 1989) at the time of making an application to a school.Previously looked after children are children who were adopted (or subject to child arrangements orders or special guardianship orders) immediately following having been looked after.'