Important Notice - Admission to Reception Class for September 2020


If you have a child born between 1/9/15 and 31/8/16 you can apply for a place in the Reception Class at St Anselm’s Catholic Primary School. 


You will need to complete a Supplementary Information Form (SIF).  The SIF is available from the school office or you can download a copy from the school website  All completed SIF’s must be submitted to St Anselm’s Catholic Primary school by the NEW DATE OF 10TH FEBRUARY 2020.


You will also need to complete a local authority online application form via  The online application process opens on 5th November 2019 and closes on the NEW DATE OF 10TH FEBRUARY 2020.


Please note both forms must be completed.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the school office.

St Anselm’s is a one-form entry Catholic Primary School.


Although we must give priority to Catholic children, we also welcome applications from parents of children of other faiths. All places are offered to children in accordance with the published admissions policy.


To make an application for a place at St Anselm’s you will need to complete TWO forms.


1. Reception Online Application Form (OLA)

A link to this form can be found below


2. Supplementary Information Form (SIF)

This can be obtained from the school office or downloaded from this site. This form should be completed by the parents and the parish priest or minister and returned to the School Office.


The admissions process is clearly explained at an Open Morning held in the Autumn term. Prospective parents are welcome to visit the school to meet the Headteacher and Staff and to see the school at work.


A meeting is also arranged in the Summer term for parents to find out more about how they can be involved when their children start school. The children are also invited to visit the school during this term, prior to their admission.