Applying for a Place

All school admissions are co-ordinated and managed by Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council.

To apply for a place in the Nursery Class, Reception Class or for Secondary School please refer to the deadline dates below:

 If your child was born between:  Admission Types:  By the deadline: Offer Date:
 1st September 2018 – 31st December 2018   Nursery – Consideration for January 2022 start   31st October 2021 Late November 2021
 1st September 2018 – 31st March 2019  Nursery – Consideration for April 2022 start  15th February 2022 March 2022
 1st September 2018 – 31st August 2019  Nursery Class – September 2022  31st March 2022 18th May 2022
 1st September 2017 – 31st August 2018  Primary School (Reception) – September 2022  15th January 2022 15th April 2022
 1st September 2010 – 31st August 2011  Secondary School (Year 7) – September 2022  31st October 2021 1st March 2022

Open Morning for Prospective Reception and Nursery September 2022 Parents

Unfortunately, due to the current situation we are unable to welcome prospective families to our Nursery and Reception Open Mornings.  However, a virtual tour of our school can be found on the front page of our website.


Secondary School Applications: Year 6 Parents


Applying for school places at other times of the year

If you live in Stockport, all applications for school places must be made to Stockport Council’s Admissions Support and Advice Team, even if the school you are applying for is outside Stockport.   The Admissions Support and Advice Team will liaise with other Local Authorities to find out whether or not a place is available.

If the application is linked to a change of address you must provide documentary evidence, this could be in the form of a solicitor’s letter, Council Tax or tenancy agreement.   The Council reserves the right to seek further information if necessary.   For more information on school admissions please refer to the Stockport Council website.  (Click here)


Immunisation Information for Parents Enrolling a Child



Vernon Park Primary School, Peak Street, Stockport, SK1 2NF
Telephone: 0161 480 4378   
Headteacher: Mrs C Lee    |   Email:

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