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Admissions Information

Please see our Admissions Policies below, detailing our admissions criteria and how to make an application to St John's, either as a Reception starter or as an In Year applicant.

As a voluntary aided school, our governing board is our admissions authority. However, admissions both for new starters and for In Year applications are co-ordinated on our behalf by the Local Authority. Therefore, to apply for any school place at St John's, please follow this link: https://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/schools/schools.aspx

All admission authorities are required to participate in the Fair Access Protocol.



Secondary Transfers

Primary Admissions

Application process starts – online application form

and composite prospectus available.

1st September 2021

1st September 2021

Closing date for Applications*

31st October 2021

15th January 2022

Deadline for receipt of supporting documentation

7 December 2021

15 February 2022

Offers released

1st March 2022

19th April 2022

Deadline for accepting or declining places.

15th March 2022

30th April 2022

Waiting lists prepared and vacancies re-allocated.

After 15th March 2022

After 30th April 2022

Appeal application deadlines

29th March 2022

17th May 2022

Appeal hearings (on time applications)

By 17th June 2022

By 16th July 2022

Appeal hearings- late applications

Within 40 days of deadline where possible, or 30 school days of appeal being lodged


*Please note: If your application is received after the published closing detailed above, it will be recorded as ‘late’ and considered after all on-time applications. This could mean that your application is unsuccessful.

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