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Pupil Admission Arrangements for 2025-2026

In accordance with the School Admissions (Admission Arrangements and Co-ordination of Admission Arrangements) (England) Regulations 2012, and the School Admissions Code 2021, St Helens Borough Council determined its 2025-2026 pupil admission arrangements for all community and voluntary controlled schools and these are detailed below.

Pupil Admission Arrangements for Community & Voluntary Controlled Nurseries 2025-2026 (PDF) [345KB] (opens new window)

Pupil Admission Arrangements for Community & Voluntary Controlled Primary Schools for 2025-26 (PDF) [429KB] (opens new window)

Pupil Admission Arrangements for Community & Voluntary Controlled Secondary Schools for 2025-26 (PDF) [165KB] (opens new window)

Co-ordinated Admissions Schemes 2025-2026

Primary Co-ordinated Admission Scheme 2025-26 (PDF) [357KB] (opens new window)

Secondary Co-ordinated Admission Scheme 2025-26 (PDF) [187KB] (opens new window)

IYT Co-ordinated Admission Scheme 2025-2026 (PDF) [163KB] (opens new window)

Own Admission Authority Schools (this includes Academy, Voluntary Aided (faith) and Foundation Trust)

Each Academy, Voluntary Aided (faith) and Foundation Trust School has its own policy, including an admission number; these can be viewed on the school's website. 

Right to Object to Admission Arrangements

If you consider that the admission arrangements of a maintained school or academy do not comply with the School Admissions Code, or other legislation relating to school admissions, it is possible to make an objection to the Office of the School Adjudicator (OSA) the deadline for objections each year is 15 May. 

If you have any queries, please contact our school admissions team at schooladmissions@sthelens.gov.uk

Pupil Admission Arrangements for 2024-2025

Pupil Admission Arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled Nurseries 2024-25 (PDF) [345KB] (opens new window)

Pupil Admission Arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled Primary Schools for 2024-2025 (PDF) [260KB] (opens new window)

Pupil Admission Arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled Secondary Schools for 2024-2025 (PDF) [167KB] (opens new window)

Co-ordinated Admissions Schemes 2024-2025

Primary Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme 2024-2025 (PDF) [233KB] (opens new window)

Secondary Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme 2024-2025 (PDF) [191KB] (opens new window)

In-Year Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme 2024-2025 (PDF) [164KB] (opens new window)

Pupil Admission Arrangements for 2023-2024

Nursery Pupil Admission Arrangements 2023 - 24 (PDF) [246KB] (opens new window)

Pupil Admission Arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled Primary Schools for 2023 - 24 (PDF) [253KB] (opens new window)

Pupil Admission Arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled Secondary Schools for 2023 - 24 (PDF) [147KB] (opens new window)

Co-ordinated Admissions Schemes 2023-2024

Primary Co-ordinated Admissions Schemes 2023 - 24 (PDF) [149KB] (opens new window)

Secondary Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme 2023-24 (PDF) [150KB] (opens new window)

In Year Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme 2023-24 (PDF) [97KB] (opens new window)

 

St Helens Local Authority Report to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator 2023 (PDF) [305KB] (opens new window)