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Welcome to St Richard's Catholic Primary School &
Out of School Club

We learn to love and grow in Jesus

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If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below. 

Applying for a Nursery Place


To apply for a place in our School Nursery (15hrs entitlement from the term after your child’s 3rd birthday/30hrs entitlement for working parents) please use the form below and contact our office to enquire about eligibility for 30 hours:

Applying for a Reception Class Place


To apply for a Reception place please follow the attached link which directs you to School Admissions, Lancashire (you apply for a school place through them):

If you are applying for a place in our Reception Class and need a Supplementary Faith Form please use the link below:

Video - applying for a school place top tips

Debbie Ormerod, Admissions Manager recently spoke to the Lancashire Post to offer her top tips when applying for a school place.


In Year Admissions

For ‘In Year’ applications received outside the normal admissions round, if places are available they will be offered to those who apply. Direct application to the school can now be made under this heading.  If there are places available but more applicants than places then the published oversubscription criteria will be applied.  Please refer to the current Admission Policy below for oversubscription criteria.


Please call the school office on 01695 722346 and they will take your contact details and you will be informed if a place is available in the relevant year group.  If there is not a place you will be invited to join our waiting list, based on our admissions criteria which you can find in the prospectus below. Applications to school will be approved by the Governing Body.

Admission Policy 2022 -2023

Determined Admission Policy 2023 - 2024

Any comments on the proposals should be addressed to Mrs Ann Naylor (Chair of Governor’s) at the school address and the Archdiocese of Liverpool.