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 2023

Primary     15th January 2024


 The application timetable is set out in the table below: 


Secondary Transfers

Primary Admissions

Application process starts – online application form

and composite prospectus available.

1 September 2023

1 September 2023

Closing date for Applications*

31 October 2023

15 January 2024

Deadline for receipt of supporting documentation

7 December 2023

15 February 2024

Offers released

1 March 2024

16 April 2024

Deadline for accepting or declining places.

15 March 2024

30 April 2024

Waiting lists prepared and vacancies re-allocated.

After 15 March 2024

After 30 April 2024

Appeal application deadlines

29 March 2024

14 May 2024

Appeal hearings (on time applications)

By 14 June 2024

By 19 July 2024

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 may be disadvantaged.


Applications for school places for admission in September 2024 can be made from 1st September 2023.

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

Mrs Fiona Moores will then contact you.


Primary Reception Class Admissions

The online application form for September 2024 admissions is now available from the Cheshire East Website.

If you are a parent resident in Cheshire East, with a child born between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020, your child will be due to start primary school in September 2024.

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 - Admissions & Attendance Officer

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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