Are you considering Blacko Primary School for your child?
Parents/Carers are welcome to visit the school prior to applying for a place. If you would like a tour of the school, please telephone the school office 01282 616669 to arrange an appointment.
Applications for Blacko Primary School should be made through Lancashire County Council Admissions department. Information Booklets, with applications included, are available by visiting Lancashire County Council's dedicated admissions area by clicking this link.
Reception Class Admissions
The arrangements for the admission of pupils to primary schools in September 2023 will, as far as possible, conform to the following timetable. As per the school's admissions policy, the school has a Published Admission Number (PAN) of 15 per year group.
Thursday 1 September 2022 - Apply from this date
Sunday 15 January 2023 - National closing date for primary applications (statutory).
During this period all applications are processed, and all preferences are considered against the published admissions policy. Where there are more applications than places available, decisions are made as to which children should be offered the available places. We will liaise and exchange information with all other admission authorities including neighbouring local authorities. The allocation and offer of a primary school place is finalised.
Monday 17 April 2023 - Offers issued to parents
(The national offer date is 16 April 2023, if this date falls on a weekend or a bank holiday, offers are sent the next working day.)
Friday 28 April 2023 - Deadline for requesting:
Week commencing 1 May 2023 - Distribute appeal forms to parents
Friday 12 May 2023 - Appeal deadline for community and voluntary controlled schools.
1st round of hearings.
For voluntary aided, foundation, free and academy schools, please check with the school directly for their deadline date.
By Friday 7 July 2023
Appeals for community and voluntary controlled schools submitted by the deadline heard by an independent appeal panel
In Year Admissions
You are welcome to contact Blacko Primary School to enquire whether we have places available. All applications for admissions to the school during the academic year (In Year admissions) must be made by completing the form attached below. Once completed, please e-mail email@example.com.