New Reception Intake
Children are admitted to school in September of the school year when they will be five. The standard number for new entrants is 60.
Please note, that all the school admissions are processed through the Local Authority. Parents should contact Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council's Children's Services.
Reception 2023 School Appeal Hearings: 26-30/06/2023 and 10-14/07/2023.
In Year Admissions
Applications for each year group are considered by the Local Authority. If you wish for your child to attend St James' an application should be submitted to Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council's Children's Services.
If there are more applicants for admission than available spaces then the admission criteria apply. The admissions criteria are detailed in the Admissions Policy.
Please see our 'Policies' page for Admissions Policy.
Parents are invited to ring the school office (01254 698335) and make an appointment with Mrs. Rehman, the School Pastoral Leader, to visit the school prior to admission.