If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below.
CLOSING DATES FOR SCHOOL APPLICATIONS
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: CLOSING DATES:
Year 6 - due to transfer into high school in September 2020.
The statutory closing date is 31 October 2019.
Reception children – due to start primary school in September 2020.
The statutory closing date is 15 January 2020.
Any applications are to be made by the closing date using this direct link
If you would like to apply for a place for your child at our school, please complete the attached form and email to
This page is intended to provide you with some basic information to help you choose the right school for your child and also about the Pupil Admission process.
Broad Oak aims to give your child an excellent start, or for some children a re-start, to their education. We pride ourselves in the quality of our provision and believe that, with parental support, we add considerable value both to the academic and non-academic part of learning.
Most of the information about the school you will find by either browsing this website or in our school prospectus (under Prospectus sub-heading in the Parents section.)
If you are considering sending your child to Broad Oak I would encourage you to come along to one of our Open Days or contact the school office by email or telephone 01772 749511 and make a visit to the school. You will have an opportunity to meet with the Headteacher and also meet your child’s prospective teacher.
Admission Process – Already of School Age (4-11)
The admission process for children already of school age, is conducted by the school in conjunction with the admissions team at Lancashire County Council.
We have produced a prospectus, available on this website and from the school office, that explains about our school. There is one common school application form for all year groups and all parents must fill in the common school admission form and return it to the school. If there is a place for your child you will be advised immediately.
We strongly advise, where possible, that parents visit the school to ensure that it is the best setting for their child.
Please note that the school operates a policy with local schools that in the event of there being an unresolved issue with another school that this is resolved where possible.
Please note that our maximum number of children per class is 30.
We follow Lancashire County Council guidelines for Primary School Admissions.
Further information on how to move your child to Broad Oak during the school year can be found at:
PLEASE NOTE WE ARE A POPULAR SCHOOL – PLEASE RING TO BOOK A ‘GUIDED TOUR’ AND FOR MORE INFORMATION ON BOOKING YOUR CHILD’S PLACE OR BETTER STILL, COME ALONG TO ONE OF OUR OPEN DAYS.
Admission Process – for New Intake Reception Children wishing to start school in September 2019. (Please note that this has now closed)
The admission process is conducted by the Local Authority.
They have produced a booklet, available from the school office, that explains the process and includes one common application form.
You are strongly advised to apply online using the secure service provided by Lancashire County Council.
If you would like a copy of the admission booklet & pre-school information, please contact the school office
(email firstname.lastname@example.org Tel. 01772 749511)
PLEASE COPY AND PASTE THE LINK BELOW TO ACCESS THE LANCASHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL ADMISSIONS SITE: http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/children-education-families/schools/apply-for-a-school-place/apply-for-a-primary-school-place.aspx
THE FOLLOWING TABLE SHOWS WHEN TO APPLY FOR A PRIMARY SCHOOL PLACE AT BROAD OAK.
Child born between
Starts primary school
1 Sep 2015 - 31 Aug 2016
Sep 2019 - Jan 2020
1 Sep 2016 - 31 Aug 2017
Sep 2020 - Jan 2021
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Aug 2018
Sep 2021 - Jan 2022
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Aug 2019
Sep 2022 - Jan 2023
The information is correct as at 1st September 2019.
Lancashire County Council also has details for Summer born children starting school for the first time.
Details can be found in the attached documents.
A STEP – BY – STEP GUIDE ON HOW TO APPLY FOR A PLACE AT BROAD OAK PRIMARY SCHOOL:
1. Book a visit at Broad Oak Primary School - see our website for details of our Open Days.
2. Look at the Admission Booklet/Prospectus
3.Complete an online application form (or download paper copy & ensure this is returned PRIOR to the deadline date.)
4.The Local Authority will write (or confirm online application outcome if online) to you confirming your child’s place.
5. School will write to you informing you of our Induction Process (parents information evening, pupil induction sessions, home visits etc.)
6. Please note that our Published Admissions Number (PAN) is currently 30. This is the maximum number of pupils the school will admit to the Reception Class each Autumn.
7. If the school is over-subscribed, the following document has details of the criteria used by the Local Authority to determine admissions:
8. If your child is disabled or has special educational or health needs, please refer to the following document as well as our SEN Policy and Accessability Policy.
Don’t forget to look at our Little Acorns Pre-school information to help give your child the best start.