If you are looking for a school place for your child to start Reception/F2 Class from September, you can apply online using the link below.  Please be aware that like most other schools, Our Lady and St. Edward's Catholic Primary School does not conduct its own admissions - this is dealt with by the Primary School Admissions Team in Wirral Council. 
Applications must be made by January 15th annually at the latest.  

Parents can seek direct advice from the Local Authority admissions team on 0151 666 4600. For more information about primary school education in Wirral and Our Lady and St Edward's Catholic Primary School's admission criteria and numbers, see the link below.  

If you are still not sure and would like some advice, please call the school office here at Our Lady's on 0151 652 3366 and we will gladly help you if we can.

Please note that the Supplementary Form must be completed and evidence of baptism provided for your application to be considered under the Catholic faith criteria.


In Year Admissions

Where there are places available but more applications than places, the published oversubscription criteria, as set out in the admission arrangements for 2023 / 2024, will be applied. Wirral Borough Council In Year Admissions Parents are advised to read the admission arrangements carefully before making their application.

If there are no places available, the child will be added to the waiting list.  Please see the admission arrangements for more details.

You will be advised of the outcome of your application in writing as soon as possible.  Applicants must be informed of the outcome of their application within 15 school days of receipt, but the aim is to notify applicants of the outcome of their application within 10 school days of receipt. 

You have the right to appeal to an independent appeal panel if your application is unsuccessful.

If you have any questions in relation to in-year admissions please contact [email protected].  You may also wish to discuss in-year applications with the local authority Wirral Borough Council.


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