Worsley Mesnes Drive, Wigan, Lancashire WN3 5AN

01942 204091


Mr D Wilson

St Jude's Catholic Primary School

Together, we learn, love and grow with Jesus

Applying for a Place at St.Jude'S

Applying for Reception Class (Admission Arrangements)

During the winter, prior to your child starting Primary School, you should complete an application form to apply for a place in Reception Class.  We recommend that you complete and submit your application online on the Application 'School Admissions Portal' (please here click to open the website). However, application forms can also be collected and returned directly to from/to the school. 

St Jude's welcomes all children, regardless of faith, however places will be offered in line with our Admissions Policy.  

Please click on the appropriate link below to view our admission arrangements, including over-subscription criteria (how we offer places if there are more applicants than places)

School Admission Arrangements 2021-22

School Admission Arrangements 2020-21

Should your preference be that your child attend a Catholic or faith school then you are also asked to complete a supplementary faith form. The supplementary form may vary depending on your school choice. You can download the supplementary form for St Jude's by  clicking here or you can collect the form from the school office. 

If you have any queries or need any further information about the admissions process than please do not hesitate to contact the school office on (01942) 204091.


Mid-Year Transfers

Should you wish to apply for a school place at St Jude's then you must contact Wigan Council's School Admission Team on (01942) 486037.  Unfortunately we are unable to deal with direct requests. 

For further information and a link to the application form see the 'Moving Schools' page on the Wigan Council website; https://www.wigan.gov.uk/Resident/Education/Schools/School-Admissions/Moving-Schools.aspx 

Should you wish to visit the school or request any information prior to applying for a place then please contact the school directly. We will be pleased to assist you in the transfer process in any way we possibly can.


For further information on any aspect of School Arrangements or to access school admission policies via the Council's website please visit https://www.wigan.gov.uk/Resident/Education/Schools/Schools.aspx



 Wigan Council's "Determination of Admission Arrangements" can be found following the following link;


The link contains a contact telephone number for Wigan Council's central admissions.

Worsley Mesnes Drive, Wigan, Lancashire WN3 5AN

01942 204091