September 2018 Admissions

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 2018 and 31 August 2019 may start school in September 2018 if their parents / carers wish it.

Applications for primary & secondary school places for 2018 is open from Friday 1st September 2017.   The link to apply is  

The closing dates for applications for September 2018 are at 11-59 pm on:-

Secondary school applications – 31st October 2017 More information from Lancashire County Council here.  Secondary offers confirmed on 1st March 2018 electronically.

Primary school applications closing date – 15th January 2018


For September 2018 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 2018 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 17 April 2018 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.

If you would like to come and look around the school please telephone 01772 728153 or call in to make an appointment.  Our Open Afternoon takes place on Thursday 19th October between 1:30pm & 3pm & we will also be available in the evening at 6:00pm.  Our senior leaders talk to parents & give tours of the school.  If you are not able to attend this please do not hesistate to call us to arrange a viist.  We look forward to hearing from you.