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Applying On-line for a School Place

Applying Online for a Nursery, Primary or Secondary School Place for September 2018

https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/schools-education/school-admissions/

Why should I apply online?

Some of the benefits of applying online are:

it's quick and easy to use
you can apply from home 24 hours a day, seven days a week
there is no risk of your application being lost in the post
you can change your preference up to midnight on the published closing date
you will receive an email confirmation that your application has been received
the offer of a school place will be sent via email so you do not have to wait for the post

 

 

Please click the link below for more information about admissions:

Holy Spirit Catholic Primary School Admission Policy and Arrangements 2019/2020

 

HOLY SPIRIT CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL ADMISSION POLICY AND ARRANGEMENTS 2018/2019

Nursery School 

Maintained nursery is managed by a governing body and is usually on the site of a primary school.

Maintained nurseries in St Helens offer places for three and four year-olds the year before they start school, but they may be able to go sooner if there are enough places (Broad Oak, Thatto Heath and Robins Lane offer some 2 year olds places).

Your child can get 15 hours of free nursery care each week for 38 weeks each year.

The hours are normally divided up into morning or afternoon sessions on 5 days per week. The School will contact you with details of the session times for your child after a place has been allocated by the Local Authority.

A maintained nursery is managed by a governing body and is usually on the site of a primary school.

Maintained nurseries in St Helens offer places for three and four year-olds the year before they start school, 

Your child can get 15 hours of free nursery care each week for 38 weeks each year.

The hours are normally divided up into morning or afternoon sessions on 5 days per week. The School will contact you with details of the session times for your child after a place has been allocated by the Local Authority.

30 Hours Free Childcare

Some working parents are eligible for up to 30 hours of free childcare/early education per week (for 3-4 year olds). As a result this may have an impact on the number of pupils that maintained schools can offer places to.

The places allocated by the Local Authority are for the Universal 15 hours of Free Early Education that all 3-4 year olds are entitled to. If you are interested in taking up the 30 hours Free Childcare you should contact the nursery to find out if they will be offering 30 hour places and whether there is any availability. You should apply for an extended entitlement place through the nursery after you have secured the 30 hours free childcare eligibility voucher from the Childcare Choices website.

January, April and September 2019 Admission

If your child turns 3 after 31 August 2018 and you wish to apply for January, April or September 2019 admission, you can now apply online. The closing date is 27 July, 2018. 

Before you apply 

  • Read the Nursery Education Booklet which contains useful information about the application process including: how places will be allocated, definition of home address and how late applications will be dealt with.
  • Clarify any issues you are not sure about with staff in the School Admissions Team on 01744 671035 or email schooladmissions@sthelens.gov.uk

 

 

Applying for Primary and Secondary places 

St. Helens now have a link on the local page :

Please click on the link below:

 

School admissions