St Andrews


St Andrew's C.E. Primary School Admissions

St Andrew’s Church of England Primary School is an Academy of Wardle Trust. Wardle Academy Trust is the admission authority for the school, and the school is required to act in accordance with the School Admissions Code. Wardle Academy Trust has delegated responsibility for admissions to the Local Governing Body of St Andrew’s Church of England Primary School.

The admissions process is co-ordinated by Rochdale Council (the Local Authority) and the school liaises with the Local Authority and Manchester Diocese on admissions issues.

The following arrangements for admissions include the criteria used to determine the allocation of places when the school is oversubscribed.

Nursery Application Dates

• Tuesday 15th January 2019– Nursery Applications close.
• April 2019 – Parents will be informed if their child has a place at St. Andrew’s Nursery.
• Tuesday 15th May 2019 – Parents to confirm their child’s place for September 2019 by this date.


Applying for Secondary School?

For school applications for children who live within the Rochdale Local Authority please follow the link below for more details on secondary school.

Please apply the deadline and use all four preference slots, using just one will not guarantee that school.

​​​How to apply for a secondary school place

Applying for a secondary school place is quick and easy with secure online application.

School Admission Appeals timetable

School Admission Appeals timetable

Please see the dates for appealing a decision for the September 2019 entry.

If your appeal is received on time then it will be heard within the dates outlined above.

Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or within 30 school days of being lodged, whichever is the later date.

Appeals for in year transfers will continue to be heard within 30 school days of receipt of the appeal.

You will be sent notification of your appeal hearing along with a copy of the school’s case at least 10 school days in advance of the hearing.

If you wish to submit further evidence which was not included with your initial appeal, you must ensure that we receive it at least 5 working days before the hearing date. Any additional evidence or information received after this date might not be considered at the appeal hearing.

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