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How to apply for a place at St James the Less RC Primary School

Applications to St James the Less for admission in September 2024 requires parents/carers to use Lancashire County Council's online application system.  Please follow the link below.  The closing date for applications is 15th January 2024.

In Year Admissions Information

The school’s in year admissions will be administered by the governing body of the school.

If you are new to the area or want to request a transfer to St James the Less RC Primary School, you may contact us directly to find out if a place is available for your child.

If your child is moving schools during the year the start date will normally be at the beginning of the next school term. They will continue to attend their existing school until that date.

If you are new to the area and your child does not already have a school place, this does not apply.

Applying to our school

To apply for a place, please speak with our school office and complete our In-Year Admissions form and return to

A SIF form is also required.  

Any queries, please contact our school office who will be happy to help.

01706 216190

Where places are available but we have more applications than places, the published oversubscription criteria will be applied, to ensure the correct child/children are offered the places.

Further information on how to apply for a local school can be found on the Lancashire County Council website:

If there are no places available, then you have the right of appeal.   Please see below for appeal information.

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