Welcome to our information page about Admissions to Our Lady of Victories
Catholic Primary School (OLV) in Putney SW15.
Information about how to apply for your child(ren) to join in Reception
year (aged 4) can be found below. There is a formal process for
application which involves both the Local Authority and the Parish.
We sometimes have vacancies in other years across the school (Year 1 up to
Year 6). Please do get in touch if you are looking for a local Catholic
school for your child(ren). If we don't have a place then we can keep your
details on a waiting list if you agree.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will
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Admissions Clarification (Covid-19) Our Lady of Victories Admission Arrangements 2021-2022
Parents and carers applying for places in the academic year 2021-2022 are asked to note the following statement in relation to the Mass Attendance oversubscription criterion set out in the Our Lady of Victories Catholic Primary School’s admission arrangements:
On the advice of the Education Commission of the Archdiocese of Southwark, the governing body of Our Lady of Victories Primary School has agreed the following statement in order to clarify how its faith-based oversubscription criteria will be interpreted while churches are closed or attendance at church is not possible due to Covid-19. This statement has been shared widely with parishes by the Education Commission in order to ensure that determinations made by parish priests concerning regular practice of the faith are being made on a consistent basis.
The suspension of the obligation to attend Sunday Mass was announced on 18th March 2020 by Bishops' Conference of England and Wales. If a parent/carer attended Mass at a certain frequency at a particular parish (or parishes) prior to 18th March 2020 then they will be considered to have attended Mass in that parish (or parishes) at the same frequency since that time. This will remain the case until the Sunday obligation is reintroduced by the Bishops.
It is the intention of the governing body to seek a variation from the Office of the Schools’ Adjudicator, in relation to Catholic practice. Granting of this variation is, at this time, pending.