St John Plessington Catholic College

Admissions

How to apply for a place at the College

SJP is an oversubscribed Catholic comprehensive Voluntary-Aided . The Governors are responsible for Admissions and they consider applications according to criteria agreed by the College and the Diocese of Shrewsbury. The Governors consider these applications in a priority order made available to Wirral Local Authority.

For 2018/2019 the Planned Admission number has been set at 255.

Please click on the images below to view our Admissions Policy and FAQ document.

    

Admissions for pupils in Year 7 – September 2018

(click here) for Admissions Policy 2018

Appeals

Appeals dates to be determined

2017/2018 Preferences: 

For 2017/2018 we received the following preferences:

1st Preference -  405                     2nd Preference - 158

3rd Preference -  237                             

The planned admission number for 2016/2017 was 255

23 pupils were admitted by the Independent Appeals Panel.

2016/2017 Preferences: 

For 2016/2017 we received the following preferences:

1st Preference -  387                     2nd Preference - 290

3rd Preference -  175                             

The planned admission number for 2016/2017 was 235

24 pupils were admitted by the Independent Appeals Panel.

2015/2016 Preferences: 

For 2015/2016 we received the following preferences:

1st Preference - 371                     2nd Preference - 256

3rd Preference - 160                              

The planned admission number for 2015/2016 was 235

32 pupils were admitted by the Independent Appeals Panel.

2014/2015 Preferences: 

For 2014/2015 we received the following preferences:

1st Preference - 365                     2nd Preference - 240

3rd Preference - 149                              

The planned admission number for 2014/2015 was 235

26 pupils were admitted by the Independent Appeals Panel.

2013/2014 Preferences: 

For 2013/2014 we received the following preferences:

1st Preference - 315                     2nd Preference - 227

3rd Preference - 152                              

The planned admission number for 2013/2014 was 235

22 pupils were admitted by the Independent Appeals Panel.

2012/2013 Preferences: 

For 2013/2013 we received the following preferences:

1st Preference - 277                     2nd Preference - 237

3rd Preference - 181                     4th Preference – 70

5th Preference - 38

The planned admission number for 2012/2013 was 235

37 pupils were admitted by the Independent Appeals Panel.

If you would like to visit the College to discuss admissions then please call Mr S Rylance our Admissions Officer on 0151 645 5049.

A New Parents’ Evening is held each July for all new Year 7 pupils and their families. Pupils are admitted to other Year groups only if places are available.