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Higher Lane, Wigan
Lancashire WN8 7RP


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Dalton St Michael's CE Primary School



Parents are warmly invited to make an appointment to visit the school before making a decision to apply for a school place. Please contact Mrs Patterson or Mrs Monks in the school office to arrange a mutually convenient time.

Parents are encouraged apply online in the autumn term before their child is due to start school. A supplementary form is also available for parents who wish their application to be considered against the faith criteria as outlined in the full policy. The supplementary form should be returned to school.

Parents are informed, by the Local Authority, of their child's allocated place.


Pre-School Admissions

We welcome admissions of pre-school children for the term after they turn three.

Morning sessions are available from 9.00am to 12.00pm. If your child is eligible for 30 hours extended childcare, we can offer this from 9am until 3pm each day.

Additional afternoon sessions can also be purchased.

Please contact the school office for more information.


Reception Admissions

Children begin school each September at the beginning of the school year in which they attain their fifth birthday.

Applications for admission to the school for September 2020 should be made on the online admission system which can be accessed via then search on the A-Z for ‘school admissions’.

Parents should complete the Local Authority application form, stating three preferences. Parents who wish their application to be considered against the faith criteria should also complete the supplementary form which appears when you click "Submit". Alternatively contact the school office for a school supplementary form.

The closing date for applications is January 15th 2020.

Letters informing parents of their child's allocated place will be sent out by the Local Authority on 16th April 2020.


Please click on the link to download our Admission Policy

Please click the link to access the Lancashire site

Determined Admission Policy 2021/22


School Admission Number

The school Governors have recently made the decision to exceed the admission number by increasing the number from 10 to 12 from September 2017. This has been supported by Liverpool Diocese and Lancashire Admissions.


In-year Admissions

If you would like your child to begin Dalton St Michael's C.E. Primary School at another time other than the Reception intake it would be necessary to discuss your needs with the Headteacher who could advise you further.

Please contact the school office for more information.