Determined Admission Arrangements for Knowsley schools 2021/22

Who To Contact

School Admissions, Education Improvement Team
PO Box 21
Municipal Buildings
Archway Road
L36 9YU

The council consulted with schools, neighbouring local authorities, church authorities and parents before determining (deciding) admission arrangements for the 2021/22 intake of nursery, reception and Year 7 pupils.

An online public consultation was published on this website for the required six week period (from Friday 22 November 2019 to Friday 3 January 2020)

On this page you can:

  • Find out admission policies and arrangements for schools
  • Find out admission numbers for schools
  • Find out how to raise an objection to these policies and arrangements - if you are a parent or guardian
  • Find out primary and secondary admission schemes
  • Find out contact details for the School Admissions team

No objections were received about the proposed arrangements, so the arrangements have now been determined (decided). You can view the arrangements on the below links. Please make sure you have the right software to view PDF documents (for example - Adobe).

Admission policies, arrangements and numbers for schools in Knowsley

Admission arrangements for faith schools (Catholic or Church of England schools) in Knowsley

Voluntary Aided Schools/Academies (Catholic and Church of England schools) are also required to determine their admission arrangements each year. The determined admission policies and admission numbers for Voluntary Aided Schools in Knowsley can be found on the links below and can also be requested from the individual schools.

Secondary schools

Primary schools



Huyton and Knowsley Village


Prescot, Whiston and Cronton



How to raise an objection as a parent or guardian

Parents have a right to raise an objection with the Schools Adjudicator if they believe that the policies are not lawful or do not comply with the mandatory elements of the national School Admissions Code.

You can find full details of how to raise an objection on the Department for Education website page - Objection to school admission arrangements - objections must be made no later than Friday 15 May 2020.

Primary and secondary admission schemes

The Local Authority has also put together primary and secondary admission schemes. These documents give the arrangements for applying for places, dates and processes for entry to school in the 2021/22 school year.

Contact the School Admissions team

If you have any questions about the above, please either e-mail or contact:

Knowsley School Admissions
Education Improvement Team
PO Box 21
Municipal Buildings
Archway Road
L36 9YU