Kirkdale St Lawrence C of E Primary School

"Together, with God in our heart, the path to our dreams will start"

0151 922 2775

Fonthill Road, Liverpool, Mereyside L4 1QD

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Applications for Reception Class September 2022


The School Admission Policy 2021-2022 - please download by clicking here:  SCHOOL ADMISSION POLICY FOR SEPTEMBER 2022

The school's admission arrangements were determined by the governing body on 12th May 2021 following a 6 week consultation period.

This information is provided for entry into our Reception class in September 2022.

Please direct all contact for admissions to admissions at Liverpool Local Authority and at the school office if you require help.

The school contact in the first instance is Mrs Sharon Griffiths, the Administration and Finance Manager.

 If you require a paper copy of documents, please contact the school office.


Applications for Reception Class September 2022

The deadline for applications for a Reception Class place for September 2022 is 15th January 2022

The National offer Day 2022 is 19th April 2022

The arrangements for admission of children to school are under the control of the governors, operating through their admissions panel.  

Our admissions Policy can be found above with other useful guidance and links below.

For Reception and Nursery Admissions we require a copy of your child's full birth certificate along with proof address (eg Council Tax Bill)

The Supplementary Church form should be completed in addition to the Local Authority preference form by any applicants who wish to provide information to be considered under criterion 4 and 6 of the school policy.   The Supplementary Church form will be disregarded if the applicant does not also name Kirkdale, St. Lawrence VA Church of England Primary School as a preference on the Local Authority application form.


The school Pupil Admission Number (PAN) is:  40

 The Annual Schools Admissions Procedures for Liverpool can be found by clicking the link below: 

Liverpool Council School Admissions:

There is a supplementary form which must be completed if you apply under Church Connection criteria from September 2022.  See below.

Admissions Church Connection Supplementary Application Form 2022.docx


.Applications for In Year Transfers from September 2022

Please follow this link for in-year transfers between Liverpool schools.

Please download the supplementary form below if you wish to apply for an In-Year Transfer using Church Connection Criteria

IYT Church Connection Supplementary Application Form 2022.docx

Applications for In Year Transfers if you are new to the city

Applications for Nursery Class from 1st September 2022

Nursery operates five days a week, morning and afternoon sessions.  There is no lunchtime provision.

If you are a working parent and eligible for 30 hours of childcare please contact the school and we will help and support you with this.

For Nursery Admissions we require a copy of your child's full birth certificate along with proof address (eg Council Tax Bill).  

The application form for a Nursery place is available from the school office:


Admissions reception 2023 and In Year Transfers 2022-2023

ADMISSIONS 2023.docx.pdf





Arrangement for Secondary Transfer

The school has close links with a number of Liverpool Secondary schools.  You are asked to complete an online application form to choose your child’s secondary school when they move up to Year 6.  

These are some of the Liverpool schools our pupils have moved onto:  

Archbishop Blanch Church of England High School ,

St. Margaret's Church of England High School,

St. Hilda's Church of England High School,

Notre Dame Catholic High School for boys and girls,

Alsop High School,

North Liverpool Academy for boys and girls, 

Hillside High School, in Sefton Local Authority.


Guidance on transferring to secondary school September 2021:


In-Year Transfers from September 2020-2021


The Liverpool Local Authority form should be used  (see link below for in-year applications)



For September 2021 entry [Primary]

Kirkdale, St. Lawrence CE VA Primary School follows Liverpool Reception Appeals September 22

  • You must submit the notice of appeal form by 18th May 2022.
  • Appeal hearings to be held in June and July 2022.

We aim to hold all appeal hearings within 40 school days after the deadline. In some exceptional circumstances we may need to hold hearings after this date.  We will give appellants 10 days notice of an appeal hearing date and time.

All appeals will be held remotely via video link with our clerking service.


In-year appeals 

Appeals resulting from in-year admission applications will be heard on a date to be arranged within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged with the Authority.