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Primary schools

Applying for primary school for September 2022

If your child turns four on or between 1 September 2021 and 31 August 2022, he or she can start primary school in September 2022.

From 20 September 2021 you can apply online for a Reception Year place for September 2022. The closing date for applications is 15 January 2022.

Before you apply:

  • Read the primary education booklet, which contains useful information about the application process, including: how places will be allocated, definition of home address and how late applications will be dealt with. 
  • Consider how your child will get to school and the potential transport costs.
  • Clarify any issues you are not sure about with a member of the School Admissions Team email schooladmissions@sthelens.gov.uk.

Applying for primary school for September 2021

If your child turns four on or between 1 September 2020 and 31 August 2021, he or she can start primary school in September 2021.

The closing date for applications was 15 January 2021. If you have not already applied you should complete the below application form.

Reception Year Application Form

If your child is already attending primary school and you wish to transfer schools, please access information on how to do this via the 'Useful Links' tab below.

Privacy notice

The council has a legal responsibility to protect the data it collects. A copy of the School Admissions privacy notice can be downloaded.