Admissions Information

Admission procedures

Applications for admission to the school are made online at A leaflet with instructions on how to apply will be available from the school or from the Local Authority.

If you wish to apply under Christian Commitment Criteria you should obtain a copy of the School’s Information Form (SIF) from the school and return the SIF to the school by the date the school states on the form. Failure to complete this form may affect the oversubscription classification into which your child is placed.

Admission procedures

The Planned Admission Limit for admission to the Reception class in the school year commencing September 2021 will be a maximum of 60. This arrangement follows consultation between the Governing Body, the Diocesan Board of Education, Local Authorities and other admissions authorities in the area. The Governing Body will not place any restrictions on admissions to Reception class unless the number of children for whom admission is sought exceeds this number. By law, no Foundation Stage and Key Stage One class may contain more than thirty children.

The Local Authority operates a co-ordinated admissions scheme and administers a system of equal preferences under which all applications are considered equally, and the school’s Governing Body allocates the available places in accordance with its published admissions policy. If there are more applications than places available, the Governing Body will allocate places using the following criteria, which are listed in order of priority. The Local Authority, on behalf of the Governing Body, will inform parents of the offer of a place.

Further information can be found in our most recent Admissions Policy which can be found at the bottom of this page or on our Policies & Procedures page.

Admissions Policy 2020Supplementary Information Form
Admissions Policy 2021Admissions Appeals 2021Admissions Policy 2022ProspectusCalderdale Admissions Leaflet 2021Expression of interest in a child joining at the start of ReceptionRequest for a child to join school after the start of Reception year

Lightcliffe CE Primary School

Wakefield Road

Tel: 01422 202 235

Registered Office:

Abbey Multi Academy Trust
c/o Chapter House
Abbey Grange Church of England Academy
Butcher Hill
LS16 5EA
Registered Company Number: 07705552