Admissions to School

Admissions to Primary School – Reception 2023

If your child was born between 1st September 2018 and 31st August 2019, they will start reception class at the start of the new school year in September 2023.

Hindsford CE Primary School is a Voluntary Controlled school and therefore all our admission arrangements are arranged by the Wigan Authority.

The closing date for applications is 15 January 2023.

Below is an advertisement for our Open Days if you would like to come and look around our school.

If however, you cannot make one of these dates then please give the school a ring on 01943 882 409 and arrange a personal tour.

Admissions Criteria:

Hindsford CE Primary School is a one form entry school with a total capacity for 210 pupils.

The maximum number of children admitted to Reception class is 30.

Admission Criteria:

  1. Children with special educational needs which names the school.
  2. Children in public care.
  3. Children whose older brother or sister attend the school and who will still be there at the time of admission (Brothers and sisters include half or step brothers and sisters, and foster brothers and sisters, who are living at the same address as part of the same family unit).
  4. Other children living closest to the school.

In the event of over subscription in any one criterion, priority will be given to those living nearest to school.

Application:

To make an application for Hindsford CE Primary School, please click on the icon below

If your child is turning 11 between 1st September 2021 and 31st August 2022, he or she will transfer to secondary school at the start of the new school year in September 2022

Wigan Local Authority administers the admission procedure. Parents who are not offered a place can appeal against the decision.

Parents/Carers will need to contact the Local Authority on 01942 489013 or visit Wigan Council – Primary School Admissions online to learn more about the process of admission for Hindsford CE School.

Admissions to Secondary School – Year 7 2023

If your child will turn 11 between 1 September 2022 and 31 August 2023, he or she will transfer to secondary school at the start of the new school year in September 2023.

The closing date to apply for secondary school was 31 October 2022.

For More Information about your application or if you need to make a late application, please click image on the link below: