Admissions Procedure


Reception Class Admissions

Applications can now be made for Reception 2021, on-line only at The information booklet for this admission round can also be found on the same page along with notes of guidance on the process

The closing date for applications is 15th January 2021
National Offer Day is 16th April 2021, offers will be emailed from 7.00 am on this date


Please note we do not have an open day here at Johnson Fold as we actively encourage parents to visit on a normal day to see the school as it will be for your child. If you are interested in a visit please give our school office a ring.

If you are having difficulties applying online, come into school and we can help.




Other classes
Our admissions procedure for children in classes Y1 to Year 6 is carried out by the Local Authority, Pupil and Student Services. If you would like to apply for a place at our school please contact

School Admissions/Appeals Team
Smithills Dean Road
01204 332137

Or click on the following link for further information

Bolton Council School Admissions

This is our oversubscription criteria:
Priority 1 - Children with an EHC Plan/ Looked After Children
Priority 2 - Children with siblings already attending school.
Priority 3 - Catchment area.