Our Lady and St Swithin's

Catholic Primary School

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Admissions to Reception - September 2022

From Wednesday, 1 September 2021 the online window is open to apply for a Reception place for your child starting school in September 2022  

Click on the Liverpool City Council link below to complete your application. 


Reception places - window closes Saturday, 15 January 2022

Select our school and two other local Primary Schools you are thinking of for your child.


REMEMBER, to complete our School Supplementary Faith Form.  If your child does not attend our Nursery provision you should also complete one of our School Application forms. 

It is very important that a copy of your child's baptism certificate is attached to your Supplementary Form.  Baptism evidence MUST be received by the deadline 15 January 2022


Proof of address will be required in accordance with our Admissions Policy.  Acceptable proof of address is your latest Council Tax Statement and a recent (within the last 3 months) utility bill i.e. Gas, Electricity, Water


On 16 April 2022 you will receive your child's allocated school place by email and will also be able to view this online using your login details.


Appeals Procedure

There will be an appeals information session for parents and carers via Zoom on Tuesday 21 September 2021 at 10am.  The session will be led by James Power, Schools Admissions Manager, Liverpool City Council.  James will outline the admissions and appeals process with a focus on admission to Reception and Year 7.  There may be an opportunity to ask questions but this will depend on numbers.


You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

When: Sep 21, 2021 10:00 AM London


Please register in advance for this meeting:

OLSS Admission Policy and Arrangements for 2022-23

School admissions code 2021

DfE Guidance _Admission of Summer born children

DfE School Admissions Appeals Code updated April 2020