St Teresa's Catholic Primary School, Stanley Grove, Penwortham, Preston, PR1 0JH - 01772 742331 -
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St Teresa's Catholic Primary School


Applications are now open to apply for primary school places. The deadline for applications to primary schools is 15 January 2020.


If your child is aged four between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020, you can apply for a school place for the year 2020 -2021. Application is via Lancashire County Council's on-line system available by clicking on the following link


The on-line system is quick and easy to use and offers an e-mail receipt for your submitted application. Please ensure that you hit the "submit" button when you are ready to send in your completed on-line application. You must apply even if you already have siblings at our school.


If you haven’t done so you already, you will also need to complete and return to our school a Supplementary Information Form (see link below) and a copy of your child's Baptism certificate.


The closing date for admissions is 15th January 2020.


If you wish to visit the school before stating your preferences, please visit us on our Open Afternoon / Evening which is on Wednesday 16th October 2019. There are two sessions either:  2pm - 3pm or 5pm - 6pm.


Details on how our school's Admission Committee award places, based on a defined set of selection criteria, are available by viewing our school’s Admission Policy and Arrangements for 2020 – 2021.

All applications will be considered at the same time and after the closing date. 

School places are announced for primary schools on 16 April 2020. If this date falls on a weekend, confirmations are sent the next working day.


If you applied online, Lancashire County Council will email primary school offers in batches on the morning of 16 April 2020.



Consultation on Proposed Changes to School Admissions Policies from September 2020

You can visit the Archdiocese website for more information about the proposals.


If you have any comments on the proposals these should be sent to the Chair of Governors, at the school address and to the Archdiocese of Liverpoool.



Admission Arrangements for a Later School Year

Please complete and return to school the Supplementary Information Form (See links below).


We will get in touch with you nearer the time to invite you to school events for parents of prospective new starters.


St Teresa's Catholic Primary School Supplementary Information Form