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Parents are warmly invited to make an appointment to visit the school before making a decision to apply for a school place. Please contact Mrs Monks in the school office to arrange a mutually convenient time.



Pre-School Admissions

We welcome admissions of pre-school children for the term after they turn three.

Morning sessions are available from 9.00am to 12.00pm. If your child is eligible for

30 hours extended childcare, we can offer this from 9am until 3pm each day.

Additional afternoon sessions can also be purchased.

Please contact the school office for more information.


Reception Admissions
Children begin school each September at the beginning of the school year in which they attain their fifth birthday. We welcome visitors to the school - it may help you in the decision making process as you decide the right school for your child. If you are considering Dalton St Michael's C.E. Primary for your child, please ring the school office on 01257 462082 to arrange a visit with Adele Robinson, the Headteacher. 

As a church school, applications for places in our reception class should be made via Lancashire County Council's website (search 'school admissions'). For further information regarding the application process, please contact Pupil Access Unit on 01524 581112.


The closing date for applications is January 15th 2024.

Letters informing parents of their child's allocated place will be sent out by the Local Authority on 16th April 2024.

In the event your child is not allocated their first choice school you have a right to appeal. Please contact the Pupil Access team for further information. 

Please click on this link for the Admission Policy 2025/26

Please click on this link for the Admission Policy 2024/25

Please click on this link for the Admission Policy 2023/24

Please click the link to access the Lancashire site


School Admission Number

The school Governors have recently made the decision to exceed the admission number by increasing the number from 10 to 12 from September 2017. This has been supported by Liverpool Diocese and Lancashire Admissions.


In-year Admissions

In-year admission is the process of applying for a school place during the school year. Any application for the intake made after the start of the autumn term will be treated as an in-year application.


The in-year admission process is managed by the school. Parents are required to complete the in-year application form, which is available below. Where a place cannot be secured, parents will be offered a legal right to appeal to an independent appeal panel. Lancashire County Council administers the appeals process on behalf of the school. Parents can complete the school's appeal form Appeal for a school place - Lancashire County Council on Lancashire county council's website.

For enquiries, please contact Adele Robinson Headteacher, at Dalton St Michael's C.E. Primary School on 01257 462082 or via email at


IN-YEAR Application form