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September 2024


Applications for primary & secondary school places for September 2024 opened on 1st September 2023.  Please click this link for more information  

The closing date for Primary applications for September 2024 was the 15th January 2024 @ 11-59 pm.

The Closing date for Secondary applications for September 2024 was the 31 October 2023 @ 11:59pm

Secondary school offers will be confirmed on 1st March 2024 electronically.

Primary school offers will be confirmed in 16th April 2024 electronically


For September 2024, offers will be issued electronically only for all online, ON TIME applicants. 

Letters will be issued on 16th April 2024 by second class post only to those who applied on a paper form. Online applicants will be able to view their own offer on the system on the morning of the offer date. All late applicants will receive an offer letter.



If you are applying for a primary school place at Sacred Heart based on faith commitment, you must return the supplementary information form along with relevant documents to the school. This means that the school application will be done online with Lancashire County Council, but the supporting documents will be given directly to the school. 

Copies of the supplementary form are below. 

Please remember that you must apply for a school place even if your Reception child already has a sibling attending your chosen school. 


If you are interested in applying for a school place at Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School for your child starting school in September 2024, you would be most welcome to come and look around our school. Please contact the school office on 01772726937 to make an appointment.


If you do require any information in regards to admissions please contact Mrs S Aspden in the school office on 01772726937 or 

If you require any information in regard to admissions as a paper copy, this can be supplied free of charge upon request.