Here at Blacko, we value the importance of choosing your child's primary school place so we have facilitated opportunities to get to know our school before making your decision.


We have created the video and images you can see on this page along with additional information found on our website and on the Class 1 pages to help you understand what your child's learning journey would begin with at Blacko. 


Open Days - Admissions 2022 or Admissions 2023

We welcome families to come and have a look at our lovely school, if you are interested in visiting and finding out more, please contact the school office to book an appointment via; or 01282 616669.


Admissions for September 2022 have now closed, please contact our school office if you require further information or support.




School Admissions

At Blacko, we admit 15 children per year group following the Lancashire procedures for admissions. For further information please see our admissions policy on our School Policy page

Current admission applications for September 2022 is now open and runs until the closing date of 15th January. Blacko Primary School is part of The Pennine Trust who is the admissions authority for the school. All applications can be made via the link below:


      Applying to our school 


To get in touch with The Pennine Trust admissions team, please ring 01282 508624.


Admission Arrangements for publicly funded academies must comply with the School Admissions Code (2014) and all relevant legislation, including that on infant class sizes and equal opportunities. Details of The PENNiNE Trust’s Admissions Policy and Blacko Primary School’s Admission Arrangements can be downloaded below.




In Year Admissions


You are welcome to contact the school to enquire whether we have places available and all applications for admissions to the academy during the academic year (In Year admissions) must be made by contacting the school and The Pennine Trust admissions team.

If the year group you need is fully subscribed and you would like to add your child to our waiting lists then please contact our School Office via or 01282 616669.


Further contact details can be found on our Contact Us page


All our admissions are held in line with the following government guidance:

   School Admissions Code

   School Admissions Appeals Code



Secondary Applications

When the time comes for your child to finish their time at Blacko and move on to the next steps in their educational journey at Secondary School, our team will support you in your application where needed.


We will keep you up to date with information with regards to Secondary School Open Events and applications can be made via the link below. Please note, all applications for September 2023 secondary school places must be made by 31st October 2022:


   Applying from our school