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The Governing Body deal with the admissions into Reception Class for St. Michael’s C E Primary School.  The process of awarding places is delegated to the Admissions Committee. The policy has been written in consultation with the Local Authority and Manchester Diocesan Board of Education.

St Michael’s C E Primary School will admit children up to the maximum Standard Number of 30. If 30 or fewer children apply for admission to the reception year, all will be offered a place. If more than 30 applications are received, the following admission criteria will be applied in the order of priority shown. For further clarification please see our Admission Policy which is available on our Policy Page.



Looked After Children and Previously Looked After Children 



Children who appear to the Governors of St Michael’s CE Primary School to have been in state care as a result of being adopted. 


Brother or sister to pupils who will be in attendance at the school at the time of admission.



Child participation in worship in an Anglican Church, i.e. a Church of England Church



Child participation in worship at another Christian church.



Children whose social circumstances mean that their needs can only be met at this school.


Children whose medical circumstances mean that their needs can only be met at this school.




Please see below the information that would be shared with new reception parents at the meeting we would normally hold in June for our reception children starting in September 2020.  These have been sent out via Ping to our new parents, please let us know if you require a paper copy and the school office staff will send these out.

If you have any questions, then please do not hesitate to contact our school office. 

We look forward to seeing you all in September.

Please see our full Admission policy on our policy page.
If you are interested in your child coming to St Michael's CE Primary School mid year or into one of our other year groups, then please see the link below which will direct you to mid year admissions at Wigan Local Authority.  If you would like any further information, then please do not hesitate to contact our school office.