Applying for a reception class place for September 2021
If your child was born between 1st September 2016 and 31st August 2017, they will start reception class at the start of the new school year in September 2021.
The closing date for on time applications was 15th January 2021.
If you have not yet applied for a primary school place, or you wish to change your mind about the preferences or the order of preferences you must complete a primary in-year application form.
Applying for a reception class place for September 2022
The online application service and details of how to apply for a place in reception class for September 2022 will be available here in September 2021.
If any of the schools you want your child to go to is a Wigan voluntary aided (church) primary school the governors will need extra information so that they can consider your application against their faith criteria. If you do not give this information your child may be refused a place. You are strongly advised to complete a supplementary information form for each voluntary aided school you name as a preference. Forms are available on our church school forms page or by requesting a copy from the school.
Parents are responsible for checking that supplementary forms sent by post have been received by the school.
Delayed entry to primary school
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