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Primary Schools

Applying for Primary School for September 2019

If your child will turn 4 between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019, he or she can start primary school in September 2019.

You can apply online from Monday 10 September, 2018, the closing date is 15 January, 2019. 

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 on 01744 671035 or email schooladmissions@sthelens.gov.uk

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.

Applying for Reception Year Admission in September 2018

If your child turns 4 before 1 September 2018, he or she should start primary school in September 2018. The online application system has now closed. If you have not already applied you should contact us (details are below) as soon as possible to request an application form.

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.