Coronavirus update and advice

The Government has introduced a 3-tier Coronavirus set of rules for England – Medium, High and Very High. Oldham is in the Very High tier.

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Things to consider before you apply

Before completing your application you should consider some of the following points:

How school places are allocated

An explanation for the process involved 

Important dates

Deadlines and dates for school applications 

Over-subscription

What happens if the number of applications exceeds available places?

Exceptional reasons

Exceptional medical or social reasons for school admission.

Changing preferences and late applications

Changing preferences and late applications

Infant to junior transfers

Sibling links and separated parents

Looked after children and previously looked after children

Relates to children who are in the care of local authorities

Permanent addresses and relocation

Parents must inform the Local Authority immediately of a change of address.

Life at school

What to expect in terms of travel, school meals, discipline, class sizes, uniforms and more

Admission statistics

Check how many places were allocated from the applications submitted for each school