School admissions 2011

How to apply

Please ensure that you have read the admissions policy for each school before you apply.

You must apply online. If internet access is a problem, you can use computers at your library (Find a library) or in Access Oldham, Civic Centre, West Street, Oldham.

When you apply online you will:

  • Be sent an instant receipt when you press the submit button to acknowledge that your application has been received.
  • Receive the outcome of your application by email, or you can log back into your account.

Places are not allocated on a first come, first served basis, but if you apply after 5.00pm on 31 October 2019 it will be considered a late application and will be dealt with after all the other applications.

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Make sure you press the submit button at the end of the process. If you do not do this, the application will not be sent to us and you will not have applied for a school place.

Making a change?

To add/change a preference please email - please do not make a duplicate or new application using a different email address.


If you do not receive a confirmation email, contact the Admissions Team as soon as possible on 0161 770 4213.

Missed the deadline?

Applications close at 5.00pm on 31 October 2019.

If you miss the deadline, you can still make an online application from 9.00am on 1 November 2019.

Your application will be considered as late and will be dealt with after all the on time applications have been allocated a school place.


Step-by-step guide to online applications

  1. Create an account (email and password required).
  2. Verify your account (you'll be sent an email).
  3. Click the link at the bottom of the email and sign in.
  4. Continue with your application.
  5. Add your child's details and the schools you are applying for.
  6. Select the reasons for choosing the school(s) - e.g. sibling.
  7. Check you have selected the correct schools and listed them in the right order.
  8. Tick that you have read the disclaimer.
  9. Print a copy of the summary.
  10. Submit the application.
  11. Check your email for confirmation.