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Admission Arrangements

Applying for a place in our Reception Class

Wigan Local Education Authority is responsible for admissions to Bryn St Peter's Church of England Primary School and places are offered in accordance with the admissions criteria should the school be over subscribed.

For more details, please click here.

A maximum of 30 children are admitted to each class.

Where the school is over subscribed, i.e. where there are more children who want places than places available, places will be allocated according to the following criteria:

1. Looked after children and previously looked after children. Previously looked after children are children who were looked after, but ceased to be so because they were adopted (or became subject to a child arrangements order or special guardianship order). Applications for previously looked after children must be supported with appropriate evidence i.e. a copy of the adoption order, child arrangements order or special guardianship order.

2. Children who appear to the Local Authority to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care because they were adopted.  A child is regarded as having been in state care in a place outside of England if they were accommodated by a public authority, a religious organisation or any other
provider of care whose sole purpose is to benefit society. Applications must be supported with appropriate evidence that the child has been adopted from state care.

3. Children whose older brothers or sisters attend the school and will still be there at the time of admission

4. Children who live closest to the school.  

You can apply for a place at our school via the Wigan Council Website - click here.

You and your child are very welcome to come along and visit us if you are looking for a school place.

Please telephone the school office on 01942 204041 if you would like us to arrange this for you.

Once your child's place has been confirmed, you will be notified of a meeting in school, when we can discuss arrangements for your child's start at school.  There will also be lots of opportunities for you to ask questions.

Should your application be unsuccessful you have the right to appeal. 

For further information on appeals  click here.

Primary School Transfers

If you want to transfer your child's school you must apply through the Wigan Council website who deal with all our in year transfers.  click here for further information. 

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