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School Information

Our school is a Community Primary and Nursery school which admits children between the ages of three and eleven years old. Parents who are considering sending their children to our school are welcome to visit. Please telephone for an appointment.

Parental requests for admission of pupils should be addressed to:-

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

School Admissions

Council Offices

Wellington Road

Ashton-under-Lyne

OL6 6DL

Starting out in Reception

Parents of children who will be aged 4 before the 31st August are required to apply for a primary school place to commence in the September of that year through the Tameside admissions system, citizens portal, which can be found at:

https://admission.tameside.gov.uk/CitizenPortal_LIVE/Account/Login?ReturnUrl=%2fCitizenPortal_LIVE%2f

 

The Tameside have created a Starting Out booklet to assist parents with the application process.

https://www.tameside.gov.uk/startingout/StartingOut.pdf

 

Holden Clough Community Primary School welcomes enquiries from parents/carers who would like to consider applying for a school place at Holden Clough and regular tours of the school are carried out. Please telephone 0161 330 5248 to make an appointment to visit.

Applying for a place in Nursery

 

Holden Clough Community Primary School offers part time nursery places to children in the September following their third birthday. Parents/carers are invited to put their child's name down for a place in nursery at any time after birth. Holden Clough Community Primary School follow the Tameside Admissions to nursery policy for offering places and over subscription criteria. Please see below for further information and timescales

Beginning of February - Nursery waiting list is frozen

Letters and application forms are sent to all families who have their child's name on the waiting list for the coming September to apply for a nursery place.

 

Late February - Closing date for applications to be returned to school.

Mid March - Nursery school places are offered to families.

Late March - Families accept the nursery places

 

Beginning of April - Waiting list reopens.

 

Holden Clough Community Primary School welcomes enquiries from parents/carers who would like to consider applying for a school place at Holden Clough and regular tours of the school are carried out. Please telephone 0161 330 5248 to make an appointment to visit.

School Transfers

It is generally in your child’s best interest to remain at the same school for the whole of the Key Stage and ideally, the whole of the primary or secondary phase.

A decision to move your child from one school to another should not be taken lightly and, in view of the upheaval it is likely to cause, should only be considered as a last resort. We do realise that, in certain circumstances, it may be necessary to transfer your child to another school, for example if you are moving house on a permanent basis and the distance would make it impossible to attend their current school. In these circumstances, however, it is not guaranteed that a place at Holden Clough will be available.

If you want to transfer your child to a school in Tameside, you must apply through Tameside Council even if you live in another area. If you want to apply for a school in another area, you will need to contact that area for further details of what you need to do.

If you are moving into Tameside or you wish to pursue a transfer, forms can be obtained from the school you want to move from or to, the School Admissions Team Tel: 0161 342 3204/4068/3214 or you can download transfer from the link below.

Please complete the form fully and send to the address on the form. This cannot be done electronically.

Parents will receive an offer of a school place through Tameside Council and this can take up to 20 school days.

primarytransfer.pdf

Places available for Nursery - September 2018. For more information please contact the school office.
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