Admissions

 

IN-YEAR ADMISSIONS

2019/20 academic year

You should make an in-year admission application if:

  • your child lives in Barnet and does not currently have a school place
  • your child has recently moved to Barnet from abroad or elsewhere and needs a school place
  • your child has a school place but you want to transfer them to a school in Barnet

Please find the application form along with detailed information on the Local Authority's website here.

Applicants who are applying for a Foundation Place should also complete the school’s Supplementary Information Form and submit to the school.

Primary in-year Supplementary Information Form

Secondary in-year Supplementary Information Form

 

ADMISSIONS FOR SEPTEMBER 2020 ENTRY

 

Application process for a Year 7 place

September 2020 entry

Open Evening on our Stamford Raffles Campus (Downage NW4 1AB): Monday 30th September, 6.00-8.30pm.

The Open Mornings on our Bennett House Campus (Sunningfields Road NW4 4QR) are fully booked.

All applicants are required to sit the (non-verbal reasoning) Banding Test on Saturday 30th November 2019. Details will be displayed here closer to the date. SMSJ is not a selective school, this is not an entrance exam, the test only serves admissions  (banding) purposes.

Applications must be submitted electronically, via your Local Authority: Barnet, Brent, Camden.

Applicants who are applying for a Foundation Place should also complete the school’s Supplementary Information Form so that the Governors on the Admission Committee can consider the application fully. The “SIF” must be returned to the school by 31st October 2019.

Secondary Admissions Criteria 2020 entry

Supplementary Information Form for Year 7 September 2020 entry

 

Application process for a Performing Arts Scholarship place in Year 7

September 2020 entry

Up to 18 Performing Arts Scholarships will be offered each year to students who show a particular aptitude in one of the Performing Arts. All applicants will be notified in writing of the outcome of their Aptitude Test before the closing date for secondary applications on 31st October 2019.

When a scholarship is offered it is on the understanding that students will take part in extra-curricular activities (both sacred and secular), be ambassadors for the Performing Arts, and behave in an exemplary manner around the school at all times. In KS4, Scholars are expected to take GCSE in their specialist subject.

Applicants for Performing Arts Scholarship places who are not offered a place under this category will automatically be considered for other places at SMSJ according to any other category that may apply. Pupils who are already on roll at St Mary’s and St John’s School are also welcome to apply to become Performing Art Scholars.

Application deadline: Wednesday 2nd October 2019

Music aptitude test 1: Thursday 10th October at 4.30pm

Music aptitude test 2 (selected students from test 1): Wednesday 16th October 2019 

Drama aptitude test: Friday 11th October 2019

Dance aptitude test: Tuesday 15th October 2019

All applicants will be notified in writing of the outcome of their Aptitude Test before the closing date for secondary applications on 31st October 2019.

Performing Arts Scholarship application form: 2020 entry for Year 7

Completed forms should be returned to:

Admissions Officer, SMSJ School, Bennett House, Sunningfields Road, Hendon, London NW4 4QR

The closing date for receipt of the completed form is 2nd October 2019.

Please note that to complete your secondary school application you must also name SMSJ on the CAF which you send to your Local Authority and submit the Supplementary Information Form (if applicable) to the School by 31st October 2019.

 

Application process for a Reception place

September 2020 entry

PrimaryOpen Days take place in November and December. Please click here to book your visit.

Primary school applications must be submitted electronically, via the Local Authority.

Applicants who are applying for a Foundation Place under criteria 4, 5 or 6 should also complete the school’s Supplementary Information Form so that the Governors on the Admission Committee can consider the application fully. The “SIF” must be returned to the school by 15th January 2020.

Primary Admissions Criteria 2020 entry

Supplementary Information Form for Reception September 2020 entry

 

Application process for a Nursery place

September 2020 entry

This section  will be updated as details become available.

Nursery Admissions Criteria 2020 entry

 

 

ADMISSIONS FOR SEPTEMBER 2019 ENTRY

 

Application process for a Year 7 place

September 2019 entry

We plan to admit 180 pupils this year to Year 7 in September 2019. To be considered for a place, you must complete the Common Application Form for the local authority where you live and name the school as one of your choices on the form. This must be done by October 31st 2018. Further information about completing the Common Application Form.

Please read the admissions criteria for secondary admission for further information about admission to the school.  

Applicants who are applying for a Foundation Place should complete the school’s Supplementary Information Form so that the governors on the Admission Committee can consider the application fully. The “SIF” must be returned to the school before October 31st 2018.

Important dates:

Friday 1st March 2019 – National Offer Day: The Local Authority will email you the outcome of your application.

Please click here for the Secondary Admissions Criteria

Please click here for the Foundation Supplementary Information Form

 

Application process for a Reception place

September 2019 entry

We plan to admit 90 pupils to Reception in September 2019.  To be considered for a place, you must complete the Common Application Form for the Local Authority where you live and list the name the school as one of your choices on the form.  The closing date for a Reception Place is 15th January 2019.

Further information is available on the Local Authority's (Barnet) website where you can find a guide on Reception admissions as well as one about completing the Common Application Form. There is also a link to the booklet ‘A Guide to Primary Education in Barnet 2018.’

Please read the admissions criteria (below) for Primary Admissions for further information about admission to the school.  

Applicants who are applying for a Foundation Place under criteria 4, 5 or 6 should complete the school’s Supplementary Information Form so that the Governors on the Admission Committee can consider the application fully. The “SIF” must be returned to the school before 15th January 2019.

Please click here for the Primary Admissions Criteria

Please click here for the Foundation Supplementary Information Form

 

Application process for a Nursery place

September 2019 entry

We plan to admit 52 pupils to Nursery in September 2019.  To be considered for a place, you must complete the Application Form or the Supplementary Information Form depending on the admission criterion you wish to apply under.  The deadline to submit the form is 15th March 2019.

Children are entitled to 15 hours free Nursery provision which will be made up of five morning or five afternoon nursery sessions, each weekday.  We also have the option of extending your child’s day at the nursery once they have settled and usually start after the October half term, the options are explained below. 
 

Morning nursery is from 08:30 – 11:30

Morning Nursery with paid extended day option

Option 1
08:30 – 12:30

This will include a break for lunch as part of the Lunchtime club, your child must bring a packed lunch.  There will be a £4.00 daily charge for this 1 hour session, payable termly in advance and non-refundable.

Option 2
08:30 – 15:15
 

This will include a break for lunch as part of the Lunchtime club; your child must bring a packed lunch; plus an option to stay at nursery until the end of the school day.  There will be a charge of £18.00 per session, payable termly in advance and non-refundable.

 

 Afternoon nursery is from 12.15 - 15.15

Afternoon Nursery with paid extended day option

Option 1
11:15 – 15:15
This will include a break for lunch as part of the Lunchtime club, your child must bring a packed lunch.  There will be a £4.00 daily charge for this 1 hour session, payable termly in advance and non-refundable.
Option 2
08:30 – 15:15 
This will include a break for lunch as part of the Lunchtime club; your child must bring a packed lunch; plus an option to stay at nursery until the end of the school day. There will be a charge of £18.00 per session, payable termly in advance and non-refundable.

 

Nursery Admissions Criteria

Application Form

Supplementary Information Form

 

 

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