I would like to extend a very warm welcome to all prospective pupils of Cheadle Hulme Primary School and their parents/carers. I do hope the video and other information here is helpful to you.
If you do choose us, I promise that we will work as hard as we can, in partnership with you, to attain the very highest standards of education and welfare for your child. If we can be of any further help please do not hesitate to contact us on [email protected].
Ryan Thompson, Head of School

For September 2024 entry into Reception

The Laurus Trust is the Admissions Authority for Cheadle Hulme Primary School. The co-ordination and administration of admissions for entry is undertaken by the Local Authority, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council.

Cheadle Hulme Primary School does not have a catchment area. If a tie-break is required to determine which child gets a place then those living closest to the school will have priority. See the FAQs below for further information.

Offers will be made by the Local Authority.

Admissions deadline for the academic year 2024/25: 15th January 2024.

In Year Applications

As Cheadle Hulme Primary School is a brand-new school, opening one-year group at a time, there is currently only the possibility for mid-year admissions in Reception and Years 1-4. The process is co-ordinated by the Local Authority. Please click on this link for more information.


How do I apply?

Applications for a September 2024 Reception place will open mid-August 2023 via the Local Authority’s online application form. The closing date will be 15 January 2024.

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 Admissions Policy below. If a tie-break is necessary to determine which children are admitted then children living nearest the school will be given priority. Cheadle Hulme Primary does not have a catchment area.

How will I be told if my application is successful?

You will be informed by email in mid April 2024 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 Admissions Policy below.

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 Admissions Policy below.


2023/24 Admissions Policy


SMBC Applying for a primary school place booklet 2024/25


Timescale of school admission appeals


2024/25 Admissions Policy


SMBC School Admissions Procedures 2024/25


2025/26 Admissions Policy


School Admission Appeals Process