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 2019 and 31 August 2020 may start school in September 2019 if their parents / carers wish it.
Applications for primary & secondary school places for 2019 is open from Monday 3rd September 2018. The link to apply is www.lancashire.gov.uk/schools
The closing dates for Primary applications for September 2019 is 15th January 2019 @ 11-59 pm.
The Closing date for Secondary applications for September 2019 is 31 October 2018 @ 11:59pm
More information from Lancashire County Council here. Secondary offers confirmed on 1st March 2019 electronically.
CONFIRMATION OF PRIMARY OFFERS
For September 2019 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 2019 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 2019 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 & Evening takes place on 17th October at 1:30pm & 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 hesitate to call us to arrange a viist. We look forward to hearing from you.