Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Primary School & Nursery

Let the love of Christ show in all that we do.


For Reception places in September 2022 please see the policies below. Visits are welcome to school so you can see our wonderful learning environment. Please call school or email to arrange a date and time. 


Applying for a Reception place for September 2022

If your child has their 4th birthday between 1st September 2021 and 31st August 2022 and you would like to apply for a school place at Sacred Heart RC Primary School, please complete the application form below.

Further information about admissions to Reception in September 2022 can be found on the Lancashire County Council website.

Applying for a Secondary school place for September 2022

If your child is currently in Year 6 and is due to start Secondary school in September 2022, you must apply for a Secondary school place.

Further information about admissions to Secondary school in September 2022 can be found on the Lancashire County Council website.

Closing date for applications for September 2022

Primary School - 15th January 2022

Secondary School  - 31st October 2021

Late applications may not be considered at the same time as those received by the set closing date.

How to apply:

Apply on Lancashire's online system if you live in Lancashire; non-Lancashire residents must contact their home Local Authority.  

A paper copy of the admission form can be downloaded below.

You must apply even if an older brother or sister is already attending your preferred school, or if you want to apply for a school in a neighbouring Local Authority.

Parents will be informed about their child's school places for September 2022 on:
• Secondary school places on 1st March 2022

• Primary school places on 19th April 2022


Lancashire County Council - Apply for a School Place

Lancashire County Council - Starting Primary School

Lancashire County Council - Starting Secondary School



Information regarding admissions in September 2022

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Determined Admissions Policy and Arrangements

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   In Year Admissions

At Sacred Heart, we deal with our own in year admissions. An application can be made for a place for a child at any time outside the admission round and the child will be admitted where there are available places. An application should be made to the school by completing the in-year admissions application form and returning it to: Sacred Heart RC Primary School and Nursery, Bradshaw Road, Church, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 4HG by post or by hand.

The application form can be found below:


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