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Admissions

Applying for a place at Prescot Community Primary

We are a community primary and we welcome all applicants regardless of geographical location. We have two classes in each year group - with a maximum of 30 pupils in each class. We welcome visits to the school by families who may be interested in applying - please contact the school office on 0151 432 7100 to make an appointment or to ask about the next EYFS Open evening date.

As a community school, we use the Knowsley School Admissions procedures in order to determine the allocation of places. The Admission Policy is available on the Knowsley Council website:

https://www.knowsley.gov.uk/residents/education-and-schools/apply-for-a-school-place/determined-admission-arrangements-2020-21

Please contact the admission department for further information. (0151 443 5143).

All primary schools - the application period for September 2020 Reception admissions closes in mid-January 2020. The Knowsley Admissions booklets are available from early September 2019 onwards.  We recommend applications are completed online.

All secondary schools - the application period for September 2020 Y7 admissions closes at the end of October 2019. The Knowsley Admissions booklets are available from early September 2019. We recommend applications are completed online.

If you are moving to this area and are interested in a place for your child, please contact Knowsley Council Admissions Team on 0151 443 5142 or 5143.

Induction arrangements for new children and families

When your child is allocated a place in our school, there is a full induction process. All new Nursery and Reception parents attend an induction meeting. This will give you an opportunity to meet teachers and children and to find out all about our school. Every new parent will receive a comprehensive pack containing all the information you need to know. All new Nursery children are visited in their home setting by members of the Nursery staff. Reception children attend two induction workshops when they will work and play in small groups with their new teacher so that they feel secure and happy as they start school.

For children who are new to Prescot Community Primary during a school year, who may have transferred from another school, there is a full induction programme involving both parents and children. New parents will meet with the Headteacher so that we have an opportunity to discuss our expectations as a school and talk about your child – their likes and dislikes, what they enjoy learning and any support educationally, socially or medically that they may need.