Entry for Year 7 – September 2023
Waiting List Information
Please note if your child was not offered a place at St John the Baptist School on National Offer Day and you had listed SJB as one of your school preferences your child will NOT automatically be added to our waiting list.
If you wish your child to be placed on our waiting list you MUST contact Mrs Claire Antal, the Admissions Manager on 01483 729343 Ext 123 or via email at email@example.com.
If you did not list SJB as one of your school preferences and would now like to be added to our waiting list you will need to contact Surrey County Council and ask them to add SJB as a preference, once we have been notified by Surrey County Council we will be able to add your child’s name to the waiting list.
Policy on Admissions
|Age range of students:||11-18|
Admissions Policy (2023/24)Supplementary Information Form (2023-2024)
St John the Baptist School was founded by the Catholic Church to provide education for children of Catholic families. The school is conducted by its governing body as part of the Catholic Church in accordance with the trust deed of the Diocese of Arundel & Brighton, its articles of association, and seeks at all times to be a witness to Jesus Christ.
St John the Baptist School is part of the Xavier Catholic Education Trust.
As a Catholic school, the governors aim to provide a Catholic education for all pupils. At a Catholic school, Catholic doctrine and practice permeate every aspect of the school’s activity. The governors ask all parents applying for a place to respect this ethos and its importance to the school community.
Although Catholic children have priority of admission, this does not affect the right of an applicant who is not Catholic to apply for a place for their child at the school. The school welcomes applications from those of other denominations and faiths, or of none.
The school primarily serves the Catholic community of the Woking Deanery, which comprises the parishes of Woking, Camberley, Camberley North with Bagshot, Frimley, Knaphill and West Byfleet. The deanery primary schools located in that community which are the feeder schools for St John the Baptist School are:
- St Dunstan’s Primary School, Woking
- St Augustine’s Primary School, Camberley
- St Hugh of Lincoln Primary School, Knaphill
- The Marist Primary School, West Byfleet
We encourage parents to visit our school in order to find out more about how we work and the education that we offer. Parents are welcome to arrange a visit by contacting the school office. Such visits, however, are not obligatory and do not form part of the process of deciding which children are to be offered a place at the school. If you would like to visit the school to discuss the entry of your child please telephone our Admissions Manager:
Mrs Claire Antal on 01483 729343 ext 123
A New Parents’ Evening is held in July for all new students, their parents and families. Parents and prospective students are also welcome to visit the school at any time. Students are admitted to all other year groups only if places are available. Parents are requested to make an appointment to see the Deputy Head, Mr Damien Kelly.
Please find the timetable for appeals on the left menu. If you have any queries please contact the Admissions Manager for further information.
For In-Year Admission, all applications should be made directly to the school by downloading and completing the In Year Transfer Form and Supplementary Information Form (if applicable) on the left menu. Once completed please return the form(s) along with any supporting evidence to Mrs Claire Antal firstname.lastname@example.org by post or email.
Upon receipt of all the necessary documentation you will be contacted with the outcome of your application.
Please also refer to the Surrey Admissions website: https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/schools-and-learning/schools/admissions/in-year
For further information, please contact Mrs Claire Antal on 01483 729343 ext 123