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 2022 and 31 August 2023 may start school in September 2022 if their parents / carers wish it.
Applications for primary & secondary school places for 2022 opened on Wednesday 1st September 2021. Please click this link for more information www.lancashire.gov.uk/schools
The closing dates for Primary applications for September 2022 is 15th January 2022 @ 11-59 pm.
The Closing date for Secondary applications for September 2022 is 31 October 2021 @ 11:59pm
Secondary offers confirmed on 1st March 2022 electronically.
Primary offers confirmed on 18th April 2022 electronically
CONFIRMATION OF PRIMARY OFFERS
For September 2022 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 18 April 2022 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 18 April 2022 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.
On our Open Afternoon & Evening we invite prospective parents to come & have a look around school once our children have left for the day. This will be held on Wednesday 3rd November 2021. There is no need to book an appointment; just come along at either 2:00 pm or 6:00 pm. We look forward to meeting you.
Supplementary Form for Reception Class 2022
Please complete & send into St. Bernard's School by 15 January 2022 so governors can rank according to our policy.