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Applying for a place at this school

Ravenscroft Community Primary is a community primary school where we welcome all applicants.  We welcome visits to the school by families who may be interested in applying – please contact us on 0151 477 8290 and we will make an appointment for you to visit.

Sometimes it isn’t always possible to offer places to all who apply. If there are more applicants than places, the school has an admissions policy that is used to decide who has priority for places.

Reception/Secondary School Applications

School Admission Policy

The admission policy for 2024/2025 is printed in the local authority’s admissions booklet which is available on the Knowsley Council website;-

Paper copies are available from school or from Knowsley School Admissions by contacting 0151 443 5143. The booklet gives you all the information you’ll need to apply for school places.

Reception class

Applications for places in the reception class are made between September and 15 January each year. So applications for September 2024 should be made no later than 15 January 2024. It is really important to apply on time. Details of how to apply and other useful information are given in the admission booklet.

(If you live in another borough, contact your home authority for details of which form to use.)

Applications at other times

If you are moving to this area and are interested in a place for your child, please get in touch with the school. There is an In-Year application form to complete which gives you notes and contact details. This is also available from Knowsley School Admissions Team by telephoning (0151) 443 3372

Nursery Admissions

We take pupils into the nursery on a termly basis – usually the term following the child’s third birthday. There is information which includes the application form available from school or on the Knowsley Council website

(You can use this form wherever you live.)

Please note: Obtaining a place in the nursery does not give your child any priority for admission to reception class – you still need to apply for a reception place at the right time.

Admission Arrangements 2023/2024

Admissions Arrangements 2024/2025

Admissions Arrangements 2025/2026



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