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If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below. 

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 St Mary’s Catholic Primary School Great Eccleston, St Mary’s Road, Great Eccleston, Preston PR3 0ZJ. Please apply for a place using the link below and the 'Admission to Lancashire Catholic Schools - Supplementary Information Form' the link to this form can be found below. 


LCC Admissions Application Form


Where there are places available but more applications than places, the published oversubscription criteria, as set out in the admission arrangements for [2021-2022], will be applied.


LCC Admissions Applications Form


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 the Mr David Ramsay, Headteacher.

You may also wish to discuss in-year applications with the local authority:


Pupil Access Team (North)
Area Education Office North
White Cross Neighbourhood Centre
Quarry Road

Telephone: (01524) 581148


Admission to Lancashire Catholic Schools - Supplementary Information Form

Admissions Policy 2021-2022

Admission Policy 2022-2023

Admissions Policy 2023-2024