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St Patrick's RC Primary And Nursery School

"I come that they may have life and have it to the full"

Lee Street, Oldham, Lancashire, OL8 1EF

0161 633 0527

  2. Admission arrangements

Applications for Reception places for September 2022

If you are applying for a Reception Class place for your child to begin school in September 2022, please complete the online Oldham Local Authority form. The link is below

Please also complete our Supplementary form.    Reception. LA Supplementary Form.docx

This must be completed before January 15th 2022 for applications for the Reception Class to start in September 2022. Please email the form to or post it to St Patrick’s RC Primary, Lee Street, Oldham, OL8 1EF.

If you do not complete this form on time (by January 15th 2022) it will not be considered as part of your application and you may drop down the admissions criteria.


In-Year Applications

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 Mrs Webbon, St Patricks RC Primary, Lee Street, Oldham, OL8 1EF.

In Year Supplementary Application Form 2.docx


Where there are places available but more applications than places, the published oversubscription criteria, as set out in the admission arrangements for 2021-22, will be applied.


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Parents are advised to read the admission arrangements carefully before making their application.

If there are no places available, the child will be added to the waiting list.  Please see the admission arrangements for more details.

You will be advised of the outcome of your application in writing as soon as possible.  Applicants must be informed of the outcome of their application within 15 school days of receipt, but the aim is to notify applicants of the outcome of their application within 10 school days of receipt.  

You have the right to appeal to an independent appeal panel if your application is unsuccessful.

If you have any questions in relation to in-year admissions please contact Mrs Mitchell St Patrick’s RC Primary, Lee Street, Oldham, OL8 1EF.  You may also wish to discuss in-year applications with the Oldham local authority To contact the admissions team please email: 


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Find below a link to advice on admissions from the government

Guidance for overseas admissions