The closing date to apply for your child to start Reception Class in September 2022 has now passed.

All applications submitted on or before the closing date of 17 January 2022 will be dealt with at the same time.

Any applications received after 17 January 2022 will be classed as late and will only be processed after those which were received on time, unless the child has changed address or has recently been taken into care. For more information please refer to the booklet

To submit a late application

Please be aware that only Warrington residents should complete this form

Please contact the School admissions team on 01925 446226 or schooladmissions@warrington.gov.uk to request an application form or alternatively you can download a copy of application form from this page.

Completed application forms should be returned to:

School Admissions Team
East Annexe
Town Hall
Sankey Street
Warrington
WA1 2UH

Or alternatively they can be scanned and emailed to schooladmissions@warrington.gov.uk

Please make sure you read the Primary Education – Information for parents 2022-2023 booklet before completing the application.

A map indicating the location of all Warrington Primary schools is available for your information.

Supplementary Forms

Please be aware that if any of your preferences are for a faith school, then you must complete the individual schools own supplementary form, as well as, the application form.

These supplementary forms are used by the schools to provide them with relevant information, to help them decide the correct oversubscription criteria that your child falls under.

Supplementary forms are also available from the individual schools and completed forms should be returned directly to the school.

Verifying information

If you wish your child’s application to be considered under the Child in Care criterion or in accordance with the medical/social criterion, then verifying information in support of your application must be provided at the time you apply. The information should be scanned and emailed to the School Admissions Team at schooladmissions@warrington.gov.uk or you can send it by post.

If your child was formerly in care, you must provide details of the Local Authority in which the child was previously in the care of and a copy of the Adoption Certificate, Child Arrangement Order or Special Guardianship Order at the time of application in order to be considered against this criterion.

If you would like your application to be considered against a medical/social criterion, you should provide supporting evidence from a registered professional, such as a Medical Practitioner, Psychologist or Social Worker, which sets out the particular reasons why the school in question is the most suitable school for your child.

Offer information

Please note that the primary offer date is 19 April 2022 as the original date of 18 April 2022 falls on Easter Monday which is a Bank Holiday

Offers are communicated to all on time applicants via email, unless you have expressed a preference to be informed via post instead. The email will be sent to the email address (which you provided on the online application form) from 10:00 am on 19 April 2022.

If you do opt to be informed by post, letters will be sent out by second class post on 19 April 2022, so parents/carers should allow time for postage.

Please be aware that late applicants are unable to express a preference to be informed via email, a letter will be sent to the home address on 19 April 2022.