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Admissions Policy

As a maintained primary school Lancashire County Council administers our admissions and full details of the criteria and policy can be found using the link below.




Applications for primary & secondary school 2023 are open.    

The closing dates for applications for September 2023 are 11:59 pm on:-

Secondary school applications – 31st October 2022 **closed for 2023/24 admissions**

Primary school applications – 15th January 2023


If you have missed the application date, please contact LCC admissions. 


Admissions for our 2023 Reception Class

The online application process opens in the September prior to a child starting school and all online applications must be submitted before 15th January 2023.




We are listed as Preston Holme Slack Community Primary School. 


LCC will then send out notification letters to parents in April 2022.  Any pupils who are not happy with their offer may appeal and full details are provided by LCC.


The selection and over-subscription are managed by LCC as they are our admissions authority.


In-Year applications.

Children moving into the area can be admitted at any time in the school year by arrangement with LCC Admissions. This is dependant on a place being available in the required year group. 


Please contact the LCC in the first instance if you wish to move your child to our school.