Admission Arrangements for September 2025

We will be holding open days for parents and carers to visit our wonderful school in the Autumn term.  Dates will be published on here nearer the time.

In the meantime, to find out about life at Middleforth, please watch our video on the home page here.  

Should you have any questions regarding our school please contact the school office.


Middleforth CE Primary School is a voluntary controlled school, and Lancashire County Council (LCC) is the admissions authority for community and voluntary controlled schools.

Information about the admissions criteria and process for reception places can be found here or view the PDF document below.

Applications must be made on-line via the Lancashire County Council website - to apply for a Reception place click here.

Please note, we do not require a supplementary information form (SIF).

For further information in other languages please see the documents below. 


Reception places 2024

The closing date for September 2024 reception class admissions was Monday 15th January and offers were made to parents by Lancashire County Council on Tuesday 16th April 2024.

Primary School Appeals

For information regarding how to appeal a primary school place click below: 

Appeal against an admission decision - Lancashire County Council  


In-Year Admissions

Since 1 November 2021, the LCC Area Pupil Access team has been responsible for co-ordinating all in year admissions, irrespective of the year group, and schools do not maintain waiting lists for places.

To apply online for an in year move click here.

Parents should contact LCC Pupil Access directly on on 01772 532109 if you wish to discuss you application, as we do not manage this process.


Secondary School Applications for Year 6 Pupils

The closing date for September 2023 Secondary School applications for our current Year 6 was 31st October 2023 and parents/carers were notifed of their children's places on Friday 1st March 2024.

To appeal a secondary school place click here.

Further information regarding applications for a Secondary School place can be found here.

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