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Criteria

1 Baptised Roman Catholic Children

Roman Catholic children who have Baptismal Certificates. Priority will be given in the following order:

a) Children who have, or have had, siblings in the school.

b) Children whose parents/guardians are employed by the Trustees of St. Bernard's Preparatory School at the time of admission.

c) Baptised Roman Catholic children without previous links to the school.

2 Children of other Christian denominations

In the event of there being vacancies after all Roman Catholic children have been considered, the Trustees will consider admitting children of other Christian denominations whose parents/guardians wish to obtain an education for their child in a Roman Catholic environment, and in respect of whom the Trustees have been shown a Baptismal Certificate or a written recommendation from their Minister of Religion. Priority will be given in the following order:

a) Children who have, or have had, siblings in the school.

b) Children whose parents/guardians are employed by the Trustees of St. Bernard's Preparatory School at the time of admission.

c) Baptised/recommended Christian children without previous links to the school.

3 Parents/guardians seeking an educational environment within the Catholic tradition for their child

In the event of there being vacancies after applications under points 1 & 2 have been considered, the Trustees will consider admitting children of other faiths whose parents/guardians wish to obtain an education for their children in a Roman Catholic environment:

a) Children who have, or have had, siblings in the school.

b) Children whose parents/guardians are employed by the Trustees of St. Bernard's Preparatory School at the time of admission.

c) Children without previous links to the school.