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Applying for a Nursery and Reception school place starting in September 2021

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 01.09.2017 - 31.08.2018 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 01.09.2016 - 31.08.2017 you can apply for a Reception Place.

 

To apply for a Nursery or Reception place starting in September 2021 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 2021 can be made online from September 1st 2020 until 11:59pm on 15 January 2021.

 

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 2020:

  1. Closing date for applications: 15 January 2021
  2. Salford Local Authority sends applications to aided schools: 4 February 2021
  3. Aided schools responses: 4 March 2021
  4. Offer made to parents by Salford Local Authority: 16 April 2021
  5. Deadline for accepting the offer of a school place: 26 April 2021
  6. Deadline for lodging an appeal: 18 May 2021
  7. Notice of appeal hearing will be given 10 days prior to hearing date
  8. Wherever possible a decision letter will be given within 5 school dayss of the hearing
  9. Reception Appeals for on-time applications appeal must be heard within 40 school days of appeal being lodged. The Reception appeals will follow the same process as above.

 

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.

 

Catchment Area

 

Manchester and Bury Residents

 

Applications for a Nursery place from 1st September 2020 online via www.salford.gov.uk

 

Applications for a Reception place for September 2020 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 01.09.2017 - 31.08.2018 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 01.09.2015 - 31.08.2016 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:

Https://www.manchester.gov.uk/admissions

 

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.

 

 

Admissions Policy 2020-2021

Admissions Policy 2021-2022

Admissions Policy 2022-23 - Objections can be made no later than 15th May to Mr Deane (OBE) - Headteacher

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