If you would like to register your interest in a future Reception place at Cheadle Hulme Primary School, please click here to complete the online Registration of Interest form.

Please note that registering your interest will ensure that you are kept informed of up and coming open events and any other important admissions information. It does not mean that you have applied for a place at Cheadle Hulme Primary School.

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How To Apply

The application process for September 2018 Reception entry (children born between 1st September 2013 and 31st August 2014) begins in mid-August 2017. We will be holding a series of public events to find out more about our exciting new school to enable you to make an informed decision.

If you would like to see our vision and values in action then please contact us to arrange a tour of the Laurus Trust’s lead primary school, Gorsey Bank Primary in Wilmslow with the Executive Head Lisa Woolley and the future Head of School at Cheadle Hulme Primary, Elise Drake.


What is the difference between a Free School and a Local Authority School?

Free Schools are academies and are funded directly from central government rather than via the Local Authority.



Are all your staff qualified?

All Laurus Trust teachers are fully qualified and are required to commit to their ongoing professional development at the point of being recruited.


How do I apply?

Applications for a September 2018 Reception place will open in mid-August 2017. The closing date is mid-January 2018 (dates to be announced).



How does the admissions criteria work?

The school has 60 Reception places. If more than 60 applications are received, priority will be given to children in accordance with the oversubscription criteria which can be found in the proposed Admissions Policy.

How will I be told if my application is successful?

You will be informed by email in mid-April 2018 (date to be announced) and by letter two to three days later.



What happens if my application is unsuccessful?

All parents have a statutory right of appeal to an Independent Appeal Panel.  Information on the appeals process is provided in the proposed Admissions Policy



Do you have a waiting list?

Yes, and it will be open to any parent to ask for his or her child’s name to be placed on the waiting list, following an unsuccessful application.  Vacant places will be allocated to children on the waiting list in accordance with the oversubscription criteria, found in the proposed Admissions Policy.



Where can I find out about funded nursery places?

You can find out about funded nursery places through the Stockport Council website