If your child was born between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020, they will start reception class at the start of the new school year in September 2024. The online application service is now open and will close on 15th January 2024.  

You may have registered an interest previously at a Wigan primary school but this is not an application for a school place. You must complete the online application. Follow the link below to apply. 

Primary school admissions (wigan.gov.uk)

If you need any help, or a paper application form please contact the school office on 01942 255396.


St. John's C. of E. Primary School follows Wigan Local Authority guidelines and policies for admissions.

If you are interested and would like your child(ren) to attend our school, please complete our Registration of Interest.

Please note this will only notify us of your interest and does not guarantee a place, you will still need to complete the local authority forms if you wish for your child(ren) to start our Reception class.

For more details on mid-year transfers for your child(ren) to attend our school you will need to contact Wigan Council School Placements on 01942 489013

Admission Criteria

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Admissions Information

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