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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 2023

1st September 2023

Closing date for Applications*

31st October 2023

15th January 2024

Deadline for receipt of supporting documentation

7th December 2023

15th February 2024

Offers released

1st March 2024

16th April 2024

Deadline for accepting or declining places

15th March 2024

30th April 2024

Waiting lists prepared and vacancies re-allocated

After 15th March 2024

After 30th April 2024

Appeal application deadlines

29th March 2024

14th May 2024

Appeal hearings (on time applications)

By 14th June 2023

By 19th July 2024

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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