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Admission to the school's Reception class is made by the Headteacher on behalf of the Local Education Authority, in accordance with the agreed policy.


The published admission number (PAN) for each year group is 13.

For the year 2019/2020 the Governors have stipulated:


• All children whose fifth birthday falls between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020 will be admitted to the Reception Class in the Autumn Term 2019.

• The statutory age for starting school is the term following the child’s fifth birthday.

• Parents wishing to register their child at Platts Heath Primary should be aware of the county’s admission policy, which states the following criteria for the allocation of spaces:


  1. Children in Local Authority Care
  2. Current family association, i.e. an older sibling in the school at the time of entry
  3. Health reasons (for which a medical certificate may be needed)
  4. Location of the child’s home


Parents are advised that only the published criteria determine a place.


For further information visit


In-Year Admissions


Places in other classes can become available and prospective parents are encouraged to contact the school to discuss their requirements and to arrange a visit to view the school and meet with the Headteacher.


If you would like to arrange a visit, please call us on 01622 850316. 

PHPS Admissions Policy