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Applying for a Nursery and Reception school place starting in September 2019

Please read the information given below which gives details of our admission arrangements for the school.

Salford Residents

 

Places in Nursery are offered from the September following your child's third birthday. If your child was born between 01.09.2015 - 31.08.2016 you can apply for a Nursery Place.

 

Places in Reception are offered from the September following your child's fourth birthday.  If your child was born between 01.09.2014 - 31.08.2015 you can apply for a Reception Place.

 

To apply for a Nursery or Reception place starting in September 2019, please visit the website below:

 

http://www.salford.gov.uk/schools-and-learning/schools-admissions/apply-online/

 

or telephone the admissions department for an application form on 0161 793 2500, alternatively you can visit your local Gateway Centre for an application form.

 

Applications for Nursery and Reception places for September 2019 can be made online from September 1st 2018 until 11:59pm on 15 January 2019.

 

Primary schools admission timetable

 

The primary admissions process follows a strict timetable with set deadlines that follow the Salford Local Authority to offer your child a single primary school place on 16th April 2015:

  1. Closing date for applications: 15 January 2019
  2. Salford Local Authority sends applications to aided schools: 4 February 2019
  3. Aided schools responses: 4 March 2019
  4. Offer made to parents by Salford Local Authority: 18 April 2019
  5. Deadline for accepting the offer of a school place: 26 April 2019
  6. Deadline for lodging an appeal: 18 May 2019
  7. Reception Appeals for on-time applications must be heard within 40 school days of appeal being lodged

 

Supplementary forms

 

St Thomas of Canterbury RC Primary School require the following information:

 

* Copy of Baptism Certificate.  Please send a copy of your child's Baptism Certificate into school to support your application.

 

 

 

Manchester and Bury Residents

 

Applications for a Nursery place from 1st September 2018 online via www.salford.gov.uk

 

Applications for a Reception place for September 2019 are made via your Local Authority.  Please contact Manchester City Council 0161 245-7166 or  Bury Council 0161 253-6474 for further information.

 

Places in Nursery are offered from the September following your child's third birthday. If your child was born between 01.09.2015 - 31.08.2016 you can apply for a Nursery Place.

 

Places in Reception are offered from the September following your child's fourth birthday.  If your child was born between 01.09.2014 - 31.08.2015 you can apply for a Reception Place.

 

 

Supplementary forms

 

St Thomas of Canterbury RC Primary School require the following information:

 

* Copy of Baptism Certificate.  Please send a copy of your child's Baptism Certificate into school to support your application.

 

 

For Manchester Residents please visit:

http://www.manchester.gov.uk/info/705/school_admissions/6586/apply_for_a_primary_school_place

Phone: 0161 245 7166

 

For Bury Residents please visit:

http://www.bury.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=10565

Phone: 0161 253 6474

 

 

In Year Admissions

 

If you wish to apply for a place for your child in the middle of the school year, please contact your Local Authority who will send you an application form.

 

 

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