Admissions

School

As a community school, Lancashire County Council has responsibility for admissions to school.
• Children are admitted to school in the September after their 4th birthday
• The standard number for admissions to our school is 45
• Lancashire County Council produces an Admissions Policy Booklet and Application Form each year. These are available from school or on line.
• The Admission booklet gives details of how to apply and what the procedure is for allocation of places.
• Lancashire County Council will inform all parents, by post, of the outcome of their application. Letters are sent out on the same date to all parents.

 

Special Needs

Applications for places for children with Special Needs are welcomed, and school works with parents and the local authority to ensure appropriate provision is put in place to help meet their needs. Copies of the Special Needs Policy, Disability Equality Scheme and Accessibility Scheme are available from the school office on request.

Nursery

Nursery places are available for children after their second birthday.

15 hours free nursery education is available to two year old children from the term after the child turns two and if their parents meet the government criteria. Alternatively parents can fund sessions within the nursery for their child.

15 hours free nursery education is available to all children the term after the child turns three years old. An additional 15 hours free nursery education is also available to child if their parents meet the government criteria.

·         Parents can complete an application form for a place after their first birthday.

·         Children are admitted in the term after their 2nd birthday

·         There are 20 morning places and 20 afternoon places in the two year old nursery class.

·          There are 26 morning places and 26 afternoon places in the three/four year old nursery class.

·         If there are more applications than places, a committee of Governors meets to allocate places based on the Lancashire County Council admission criteria.

·         Separate applications need to be made for a school place
 


Lancashire County Council produces an Admissions Policy Booklet which can be obtained from school. This outlines the criteria to be used by Governors.

Additional Needs

Applications for places for children with Additional Needs are welcomed, and school works with parents and the Local Authority to ensure appropriate provision is put in place to help meet their needs. Copies of the Special Needs Policy, Disability Equality Scheme and Accessibility Scheme are available from the school office on request.

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