Apply for a Place

The primary school is open to children from Werneth and its surrounding areas, is non-selective and co-educational. We receive applications for every age group and full admission details, including over-subscriptions, can be found in the Admissions Policy tab:

Published admission numbers:

  • 39 part time places – Nursery
  • 60 full time place – Key Stage 1
  • 60 full time places – Key Stage 2

Please note: Thanks to our partnership with the Pinnacle Learning Trust, Werneth Primary School pupils will now get priority admissions to Hathershaw College. As one of our community’s leading secondary schools, this ensures that all of our pupils will be guaranteed access to an incredible educational pathway if that is what you want for them. 

How do I apply for a place at Werneth Primary School?

For admission to Werneth Primary School, parents should apply using Oldham Council’s schools admission process.

For further information on admissions, please speak to Oldham Council.

If you wish for your child to come and join our Nursery class, please call in to our office and ask for an application form. We manage the admission process for Nursery at school, therefore you do not need to contact Oldham Council for a place in Nursery.

Need to Appeal a School Place Decision?

Any parent/carer whose child is not offered a place at Werneth Primary School has the right of appeal to an Independent Appeals Panel. Information on how to appeal will be provided with the result of the application.
Appeals for the normal admissions round must be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals. Appeals outside the normal admissions round must be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being

Werneth Primary School Admissions Appeals are managed by Oldham Council. Please refer to Oldham Council’s website for information and timetables for organising and hearing admissions appeals.