Admissions

If you are interested in visiting our school, please do not hesitate to do so. We would be more than happy to show you around our school, so that you can get a feel for life and learning at Melling!

Applications for Reception admission need to be made to Lancashire County Council on 01524 581148 or www.lancashire.gov.uk - school admissions. If you are a resident in North Yorkshire, then your application must be made through the North Yorkshire Council at www.northyorks.gov.uk

In year applications or an application to Year 1-6 can be made directly to the school. If a year group is oversubscribed then the school liaises with the local authority.

Admission Policy 

The number of places available for admission to the Reception class  will be a maximum of eight.

The governing body will not place any restrictions on admissions to the reception class unless the number of children for whom admission is sought exceeds their admission number. By law, no infant class may contain more than thirty children. The Governing Body operates a system of equal preferences under which they consider all preferences equally and the Local Authority notifies parents of the result.

School Transport

Your child may be entitled to school transport. Once a school place has been offered, parents are requested to contact the Pupil Access Team to discuss this.

Pupil Access Team,  Area Education Office, PO Box 606, White Cross Education Centre, Quarry Road, Lancaster, LA1 3SQ      01524 58112 / 581134  

Email: [email protected]

Please click here to access the school transport website

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Contact the School

Melling St Wilfrid CE Primary School

Lodge Lane
Melling
Carnforth
LA6 2RE

Main Contact: Mrs. Fiona Ip

Tel: 015242 21538