Nursery and School Admissions

Children are welcomed into school at St Raphael’s from nursery stage at three years old.

We appreciate how important the decision to choose a school for your child is and welcome visits to St Raphael’s to support this process. To arrange an appointment please don’t hesitate to contact the headteacher on 0161 338 4095 or by email.


The admissions policy and arrangements for the 2017-2018 academic year for both Nursery and Reception can be accessed below:

St Raphael’s Nursery Admission Policy 2018

St Raphael’s School Admission Policy 2018


Applications for nursery places are to be made directly to the school. To apply for a place please complete the application form below and return it to the school;

Nursery Admission Form

The school also offers wraparound care in Nursery – for further details please download the application form – Form – Wraparound Care Application – June 2016


Applications for reception places are to be made through the Tameside Council admissions team.

For Year 6 parents, information on applications for Secondary Schools through the Tameside Council admissions team can be found on the Tamesisde Website,

Tameside Council -  School Admissions