Welcome to the Quinta Primary School Admissions Page.

Here you will find our policies and procedures relating to admissions and criteria. Admissions for The Quinta Primary are processed through Cheshire East Council.

Admission Policy 2022-2023

To note on point 4 of our Oversubscription Rules - Pupils must attend The Quinta Preschool for a minimum of 2 days per week for 2 terms. This is due to criteria being applied from February for reception places.

Primary Reception/Secondary Class Admissions are now open.

Applications can be made online via the following LINK

Any queries can be emailed to:

Applications should be submitted by:

Secondary 31st October 2021

Primary      15th January 2022


 The application timetable is set out in the table below: 


Secondary Transfers

Primary Admissions

Application process starts – online application form

and composite prospectus available.

1st September 2021

1st September 2021

Closing date for Applications*

31st October 2021

15th January 2022

Deadline for receipt of supporting documentation

7 December 2021

15 February 2022

Offers released

1st March 2022

16th April 2022

Deadline for accepting or declining places.

15th March 2022

30th April 2022

Waiting lists prepared and vacancies re-allocated.

After 15th March 2022

After 30th April 2022

Appeal application deadlines

29th March 2022

17th May 2022

Appeal hearings (on time applications)

By 17th June 2022

By 16th July 2022

Appeal hearings- late applications

Within 40 days of deadline where possible, or 30 school days of appeal being lodged

*Please note: If your application is received after the published closing detailed above, it will be recorded as ‘late’ and considered after all on-time applications. This could mean that your application is unsuccessful.



Applications for September 2022 are now open.

Apply for a September Primary School Reception Place or a Secondary School Year 7 place through Cheshire East Council if you:

  • live in Cheshire East (even if you are applying for a school outside Cheshire East)
  • live in Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales or outside the UK

If you live in a different English local authority area but want a place in Cheshire East, apply through your home local authority.

For a school place at any other time the school can be contacted directly on 01260 221640 or complete the Initial Contact Form and email back to admin@thequinta.cheshire.  Mrs Fiona Moores will then contact you.

The online application form for September 2022 admissions is now available from the Cheshire East Website.

Reception 2022 - Applying for a School Place

If you are a parent resident in Cheshire East, with a child born between 1st September 2017 and 31st August 2018, your child will be due to start primary school in September 2022.

If you do not have web access call 0300 123 5012

Late applications may be disadvantaged.


If you would like to come and visit the school please contact:

Mrs Fiona Moores

01260 221640


Parents to note

Alternatively parents/carers (who are resident in Cheshire East) can contact School Admissions on 0300 123 5012 to make applications by telephone.

Families living outside Cheshire East must contact their own Local Authority in the first instance.

Please follow the link for more information:HERE

‘In Year’ Admissions:
Any parent/carer can apply for a place for their child(ren)at any time, to any school, outside the normal admissions round. Applications should also be made via the Cheshire East Admissions link.

Please do not hesitate to contact the school office if you require information.









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