Admission Arrangements



I am delighted that you are considering joining us here at Cedars Primary School. This page contains useful information for you as a parent regarding admissions to our school.


Please feel free to contact us at school to book an appointment to come and visit and see us in action.

Admission to Reception


The admission number for Reception children at our school is 60. These places are allocated each September in accordance with the Local Authority’s Admissions Policy for primary schools (see below).


Your child will start in a Reception class in the September before their 5th birthday. Applications booklets for Admission to Reception can be collected from Children’s Services at:


Admissions Team

Children's Services and Education Department

10 Duke Street




Tel: 01254 666605



Apply online at:

  • Blackburn with Darwen Council Links to school admission page

    Admissions 2017/18

    Admission to Nursery


    At Cedars Primary School we offer free early education sessions to all 3 and 4 year olds. Your child can join our Nursery class the term after they turn 3.


    We offer free morning sessions that start at 8.30 am to 11.30 am. Afternoon sessions run from 12.15 – 3.15 pm.


    Application forms for admission to our Nursery (Lady Birds) can be collected from our school office. All completed forms must be returned to the school office.


    For more information or to arrange a visit, please contact our school office and ask to speak to Mrs Yusuf:


    Tel: 01254 251609