St Herbert's RC Primary School

Process for applying for a school place

Nursery Places - All applications are to be made via the school for Nursery places.

Reception Places - Applications for places in the Reception Class are made via the Local Authority applications process. Parents should receive notification to apply for their child's school place a year prior to the child starting school. Applications open in September and close early January. (Dates vary each year) 

View Oldham Council Admissions Page for more information.


A child commencing school in Reception, September 2018: Parents notified to apply for a place by their Local Authority in Summer 2017. Application process commences September 2017. Closing date early January 2018. Parents notified whether their child has a place April 2018.

All Other School Places - Please contact School Office for details.

Please Note

It is parent's responsibility to apply for their child's school place, even if they haven't received notification from their Local Authority.

Parents must also complete a school application form. Please submit in line with local authority deadlines. - Download

School Admissions Criteria - View

Nursery Admissions Criteria - View