Admissions Policy and Statement
St Monica’s RC High School is a Roman Catholic voluntary academy in St Teresa of Calcutta Roman Catholic Multi-Academy Trust. The Academy Trust is the admissions authority and the Local Governing Board is responsible for taking decisions on applications for admissions. For the school year commencing September 2021 the Trust has set its planned admissions number at 230.
The Trust recognises that the first responsibility of the school is to serve the Roman Catholic community for which it has been established. This is focused on designated parish communities and the Roman Catholic primary schools that are partners in providing for those communities. In establishing their oversubscription criteria, the Governors have also taken full account of the Code of Practice produced by the Department for Education and the emphasis placed on supporting children in public care.
The contributory parish communities served by the school are:
- Our Lady of Grace
- Our Lady of Dolours
- St Bernadette’s
- St Michael’s
- St Mary & St Philip Neri
The associated primary schools are:
- Our Lady of Grace RC Primary School, Prestwich
- St Philip’s RC Primary School, Salford
- St Bernadette’s RC Primary School, Whitefield
- St Michael’s RC Primary School, Whitefield
- St Mary’s RC Primary School, Radcliffe
PLEASE NOTE THAT EVIDENCE IS REQUIRED IN SUPPORT OF AN APPLICATION TO ST MONICA’S RC HIGH SCHOOL IN THE FORM OF YOUR CHILD’S BAPTISM CERTIFICATE, EVIDENCE OF COMPLETION OF THE DIOCESAN SACRAMENTAL PROGRAMME AND PROOF OF ADDRESS WITHIN A DESIGNATED PARISH BOUNDARY IN THE FORM OF A COUNCIL TAX BILL.
Click on the link below for further details regarding arrangements for selecting pupils who apply and over-subscription criteria.
In Year Admissions
Applications for any year group during the school year (ie, those not part of the Year 6 to Year 7 transfer arrangements) should, in the first instance, contact the school to determine whether any places are available in the required year group.
You will then be directed to contact the Bury Local Authority Admissions Team; they can be contacted at:
Name: School Admissions Team
Address: Children’s Services, 3 Knowsley Place, Duke Street, Bury, BL9 0EJ
Telephone: 0161 253 6474