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If your child’s 4th birthday falls between 1st September 2021 and 31st August 2022, then you need to apply for a primary school reception place for them to start in September 2022.

Blackpool Council

You must apply using the link below if you live in Blackpool ( if you pay your council tax to Blackpool or receive housing benefit from Blackpool Council ).

Application will close 15 January 2022.

If you would prefer to apply using a paper application form, email [email protected] or telephone 01253 476637.

Further information can be found on their Admissions Information document

For further information on the whole admission process, visit the Blackpool Council School Admissions website.

Lancashire County Council / Wyre Council

You must apply using the link below if you live in Wyre and Fylde ( if you pay your council tax to Wyre or receive housing benefit from Wyre ).

Application will close 15 January 2022.

On-line is now the main means of applying for school and academy places (95%+for September 2021 intakes). Where there are reasons for a paper application being required parents may contact the Area Pupil Access Team or the Central Team direct.
Pupil Access (North) Lancaster, Morecambe, Wyre and Fylde – James, Stacey-Jane or Phil telephone 01524 581148 (Primary /Secondary).

Further information can be found on their Admissions Information document

For further information on the whole admission process, visit the Lancashire County Council School Admissions website.

Usual starting dates

Child born between Starts primary school Apply between
1 September 2017 – 31 August 2018 September 2022 September 2021 – January 2022

Important Information

Children who attend a nursery that is attached to a school or academy do not automatically move into reception.

Attendance at a nursery is not taken into consideration when places in the reception classes are being allocating.

You can find the criteria that is used for allocating places in reception classes in the Admissions Policy below.

If you require a paper copy of the Admission Policy; please contact the school office on 01253 855215 and we shall provide this free of charge.

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