Admissions

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St Mary’s RC Primary School (Stockport) 

The maximum number of pupils admitted to each age group is 24.  This is the school’s standard number and admission limit. Reception age children are admitted to the Foundation Stage Unit in the September after their fourth birthday.Admission to St. Mary’s R.C.Primary School is the responsibility of the Governors who consider applications in the following order of priority:-

  1. Baptised Roman Catholic children who are in public care
  2. Baptised Roman Catholic children who will have a brother or sister attending the school at the time of admission and resident in the parish of St. Mary’s
  3. Baptised Roman Catholic resident in the parish of St. Mary’s
  4. Other baptised Roman Catholic children who will have a brother or sister attending the school at the time of admission and are resident in another parish
  5. Other baptised Roman Catholic children who are resident in another parish
  6. Other children who are in public care
  7. Other children

If at any stage it becomes necessary to decide between children within any of the above groupings the distance of home from school and ease of access to the school will be taken into account.  Parents may appeal against an admission decision.  Appeals should be addressed to the Chair of Governors.