The following information is taken from The Cheshire East Website

September 2018 applications

The closing dates for applications for primary reception and transfer to secondary school in Year 7 for September 2018 have now passed.  To make a late application please ring 0300 123 5012 or complete a form that can be found in the back of the booklet Applying for School Places 2018-19.

Before making an application it is very important that you read our booklet Applying for School Places 2018-19, which explains the process and how places are allocated.

Offer dates are:

  • Year 7 Transfer to Secondary school - 1 March 2018
  • Starting Reception in Primary school - 16 April 2018

Please note for 2018 applications: If you are not resident in Cheshire East, but live in another English Local Authority, you must apply via your home local authority even if your preference is for a Cheshire East school. If you are resident in Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales, you may apply direct to Cheshire East using this application form.  Information for overseas residents is available on our Advice and Guidance  page.

In Year admissions

Applications for school places ‘in year’ are for admission after the first day of the school year into any year group. You will need to complete our In Year Application form, which will be forwarded to your schools of choice.  Alternatively hard copies of the application form can be found in the "In Year Admissions" booklet or contact 0300 123 5012.

If you wish to apply for a school in another local authority, you will need to contact the relevant authority to find out how to make an application.

Legal right of appeal

Parents who have been unsuccessful with a school preference have a legal right of appeal.  Appeals applications should be submitted to the relevant admission authority .

Data Protection

Any personal or sensitive information that you give to us will be held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. For details about how we may use your information please see our admissions data protection statement (PDF, 82KB)


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Contact the School

Wistaston Academy

Moreton Road

Company registration number: 08882544
Place of Registration: England

Main Contact: Principal - Dominique Griffiths

Tel: 01270 685666

SEN Contact: Stephanie Tew (Maternity Leave) in her absence Tina Brittain and Karen Cutts

SEN Email: