Sharneyford Primary School

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Admissions Policy
Lancashire's online application form for school admissions is a quick, easy and secure way of applying for your child's place at primary school. You can amend your application right until the deadline date. You will get an email acknowledgement once your application is submitted. 

In Lancashire, all children who have their fifth birthday between 1 September 2023 and 31 August 2024 may start school in September 2023 if their parents / carers wish. All applications must be submitted by 15th January 2024 and offers of primary school places will be emailed on 16 April 2024. 

Pupils to secondary school must apply by 31st October 2023.

At Sharneyford Primary School, our admissions number for each year group is 10In cases where this number is exceeded, the usual Local Authority selection process applies.  If a child does not receive a place in the first instance, an appeals process is available.

Details of the Lancashire School Admissions Procedures and Appeals Process can be found at and search for 'school admissions'  


Sharneyford Primary School

Todmorden Road, Bacup OL13 9UQ

Andrea Holt