Admission Arrangements


The following information relates to School Admissions only, for Nursery applications please contact our school office direct. Please be aware that your child's attendance in Nursery does not guarantee admission to school for primary education and a separate application must be made for transfer from Nursery to Primary School.


Admission Arrangements Consultation

The Local Authority has launched a consultation on admissions arrangements for the 2024-25 academic year, the consultation webpage is now live on the Wigan Council website at –

The webpage contains the consultation documents and proposed admission arrangements for Canon Sharples and other Wigan schools. The closing date for responses is 16 January 2023. Please refer to the poster attachment below on this page for further information.  


Reception Admissions

The Reception admissions process is handled directly through Wigan Council's School Placement Team. They are available Monday to Friday and can be contacted by telephone on 01942 486040.

Please click on the link for further information


In Year Transfer Application

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School Admissions Appeals

If you are declined a place at Canon Sharples C of E  Primary School it is possible to lodge an appeal with the School Admissions Team.

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