Admission Arrangements

Parents are very  welcome to visit the school at any time to register their interest. There will also be an Open Day for prospective parents to view the school in October or November each year.

Parents of children who are to begin school for the first time in September are invited to a meeting in school in June. At this meeting it will be possible to discuss with members of staff any concerns you may have. Arrangements can also be made with the Headteacher/ Deputy Headteacher to discuss confidentially any issues regarding your child and his/her education.   As part of our induction programme we will visit your child at their nursery, or other setting, to find out more about them, and your child will also be invited into school for two ‘taster’ sessions.

Please click on the link below in order to familiarise yourself in what you should do before your apply, how to make an application and to be aware of the relevant deadline:

Wigan Council Primary School Admissions (Website)

A downloadable version of our admission forms can be found in the virtual office, or at the link here.

School places:

Our school admits up to 70 children each academic year, and has a capacity for 490 children. If we receive more than 70 applications, then the school is deemed to be over-subscribed. In this case, the over-subscription criteria is used to allocate places.

Some parents choose to register interest with the school when children are not yet old enough to be admitted. Unfortunately, this registration of interest is not a guarantee of a place. It is also not necessary to have registered an interest to apply for a place at any school.

Over-subscribed schools:

Where a school receives more applications than places available, the following over-subscription criteria will be applied once places have first been allocated to pupils who have an Educational Health Care Plan which names the school:

1. Looked after children and previously looked after children. Previously looked after children are children who were looked after, but ceased to be so because they were adopted (or became subject to a residence order or special guardianship order). Applications for previously looked after children must be supported with appropriate evidence i.e. a copy of the adoption order, residence order or special guardianship order.

2. Children whose older brothers or sisters attend the school and will still be there at the time of admission.

3. Children who live closest to the school.

If you still have any queries or concerns, please see the local authority guidance, by clicking the link here.