St Anne's

Admissions Procedure




St. Anne’s C. E. Primary School Academy has determined to operate admissions on the same basis as that used by the Local Authority and detailed in our Admissions Policy below.

All Local Authority admission arrangements can be found on the Oldham Council Website and should be followed when making application for a place at St. Anne’s. Please follow this link for relevant information / contact telephone numbers.


The link below is for school in year transfers


The over-subscription criteria for St Anne’s are:

  • First Priority – Children with exceptional medical, social or educational needs.
  • Second Priority – Children with brothers or sisters in attendance at the school.
  • Third Priority – Geographical proximity and ease of access t to the school.

You can register an interest two years prior to admission by contacting the school office, who will be pleased to help.

The closing date for next academic year will be 5p.m. 15th January 2024

The last date that exceptional changes can be made is 5th February 2024. Exceptional changes, such as moving house are explained on Oldham’s Primary School Admissions website.

The offer date for Primary School places is 17th April 2024.

Secondary School Admissions

Details about the admissions process for Secondary Schools is available below: 

The deadline for applications for secondary schools is 5pm 31st October 2023

The offer date for Secondary School places is 1st March 2024


Here is a link to the appeals timetable:

St Anne's C of E Lydgate Primary School, Cedar Lane, Grasscroft, Saddleworth, OL4 4DS

0161 770 7300