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Birchwood C of E Primary  is an inclusive school. We have a welcoming community and embrace the diversity that children can bring. Admission into our school’s reception class is managed by Warrington Borough Council’s admissions department and details can be found on their website.

Thirty children are admitted into our Reception class each year. Children can also be admitted into our other classes if there are spare places. The Local Authority may admit a child with a Statement of SEN or EHC Plan if Birchwood C of E is the mainstream school identified as most able to meet the child’s Special Educational Needs.

New Intake - September 2021-22
If you have a child born between 1st September 2016 to 31st August 2017 they will be eligible to start school in September 2021. All Primary School  Admissions are now completed online and the facility to do this will open on Monday 1st September 2020. Please visit the Warrington Borough Council website by clicking on this link Primary School Admissions. The closing date for Primary School Applications is midnight on Friday the 15th January 2021.

If you would like to visit our school to have a look around we will be happy to arrange this for you.  Please call the school office on 01925 823316

If you would like to enquire about a school place for a child that is changing schools throughout the school year, please see the information links below. Alternatively you can contact the school office on 01925 823316 or the School Admissions Team at Warrington Borough Council on 09125 446226 or email schooladmissions@warrington.gov.uk

Warrington Borough Council Admissions Team contact details

Admissions Policies

2021 Admissions – Due to the current COVID -19 pandemic, we are currently working with Liverpool Diocese and the Office of the Schools Adjudicator (OSA) to seek a variation to the admissions arrangements for 2021. The Supplementary Information Form will be available here as soon as this is completed.

Nursery Admissions (3 & 4 Year olds)

Parents are requested to return forms to school by the closing date of 2oth  March 2021.

Parents/carers will be informed by the school of  whether a place is available by the end of April 2021. The session allocated may be confirmed at a later date.

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