"Children are a gift from the Lord, they are a reward
from him.” Psalms 127:3

“Not all of us can do great things but we can do
small things with great love.” Blessed Mother Teresa

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If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below. The policy explains:

  • how we consider applications for every age group 
  • what parents should do if they want to apply for their child to attend St Mary's.
  • our arrangements for selecting pupils who apply
  • our 'over-subscription criteria' - (if there are more applicants than places)

Admission Policy 2023-2024

Admissions Policy 2022-2023

Admissions Policy 2021-2022

Admissions Policy 2020-2021

If you live in Cumbria and your child was born between 1st September 2016 and 31st August 2017, they will be due to start school in Reception year group in September 2021.

You must apply to Cumbria County Council for a primary or junior school place, under the Local Authority's Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme.