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Lancashire County Council is the admissions authority for Whitechapel Primary School.


Admissions for Reception 2023-2024 are now open


As a maintained primary school, Lancashire County Council administers our admissions:-

The link to apply is 

How to Apply

You must apply if your child has a 4th birthday between 1 September 2023 and 31 August 2024.  

You must apply even if an older sibling is already at the school.

If you are a non-Lancashire resident apply through your own local authority .

If you need any other help please call Lancashire Customer Access Service on 0300 123 6707

In-Year School Admissions

Parents can apply for a place for their child in any school, at any time. 

The PAN for each of our year groups is 15. 

Current numbers:

Reception : 12

Year One : 15

Year Two : 15

Year Three : 13

Year Four : 15

Year Five : 13

Year Six : 11

As LCC control our school admissions, there is an online admission form in the link below for you to apply for a place at our school.



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Important Dates

1 September 2023 -  Online application system opens


31 October 2023      Secondary application closing date


15 January 2024       Primary application closing date


1 March 2024            Secondary offers issued to parents


16 April 2024            Primary offers issued to parents


16 May 2024              Primary appeal deadline


If you are not happy with an initial offer, the appeals period starts from your receipt of the offer.  Appeal information will be issued later as this allows some time for reserve lists to operate.

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