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St Luke's C.E. Primary School

St Luke's C.E. Primary School

St Luke's C.E. Primary School

High expectations, by all, for all, reflecting the example of Jesus

Applying for REception


Children born between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020 are eligible to start primary school in September 2024.

All information about applying for a school can be found on the website. Additional information about admissions can be found below:

St. Luke's is a one-form entry Church of England Primary School and in September 2023 we will admit 30 children to our reception class. 

All parents of children currently attending St Luke's nursery must submit an application as the children do not automatically transfer to our Reception class. 

Historical Admissions data

  2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Number of applications 261 250 256 244 262 222
Number of offers made 30 30 30 30 30 28
    C1 - Looked after children 0 0 0 0 0 0
    C2 - Exceptional family, social or medical need 0 0 0 0 0 0
    C3 - Sibling at school at time of admission 17 23 24 18 11 11
    C4 - Other children by distance 13 7 6 12 19 17
Home to school distance of last child offered under ‘Distance’ 189m 213m 124m 349m 458m 455m
Number of appeals heard 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number of successful appeals 0 0 0 0 0 0
There is a waiting list Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Key Dates



  • 15th January - Closing date for all applications
  • 16th April - National Offer Day Online 
  • 30th April - Date by which parents must ACCEPT or DECLINE the offer.
  • 20th May - Further offers made from this date subject to places available.

Accepting a Reception place

On the evening of 16th April 2024, you will be sent an email advising you of the result of your application. After you receive this email, you will be able to log on and view your application result online, and accept or decline your offer of a school place online.

If you have applied online and you have not been offered your first preference school you will also receive a letter with detailed information about the result of your application and what to do next.

Applications received after the closing date will only be considered after all applications received by the closing date.