Children are not legally required to start school until the term following their fifth birthday. In Lancashire, however, all children who have their 5th birthday between 1 September 2021 and 31 August 2022 may start school in September 2021 if their parents / carers wish it.
Applications for primary & secondary school places for 2021 will open on Tuesday 1st September 2020. Please click this link for more information www.lancashire.gov.uk/schools
The closing dates for Primary applications for September 2020 is 15th January 2021 @ 11-59 pm.
The Closing date for Secondary applications for September 2021 is 31 October 2020 @ 11:59pm
Secondary offers confirmed on 1st March 2021 electronically.
CONFIRMATION OF PRIMARY OFFERS
For September 2021 offers will be confirmed online only for all those who apply on Lancashire's online system (this was around 95% of applicants the previous year). For those who do not receive a first preference offer, links to reserve list and appeal forms will be available.
Lancashire's online system will go live on the morning of 16 April 2021 and will allow online applicants to view their school offer. Please be patient as around 13,000 applicants may be trying to access information.
Letters will be issued by second class post on 16 April 2021 to any applicants who submit a paper form.
Please return the supplementary form to the school of your choice (if applicable) & ensure you apply online too.
As we are unable to hold our Open Afternoon & Evening we invite prospective parents to come & have a look around school once our children have left for the day. These are available by "appointment only" & can be made for the weeks commencing 28th September, 5th October & 12th October.