Rivington Avenue, Platt Bridge, Wigan, Lancashire WN2 5NG

01942 487999


Platt Bridge Community School

School Values: Promotes Belief Creates Success


welcome to platt bridge community school 

Applying for a reception class place for September 2024

If your child was born between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020, they will start reception class at the start of the new school year in September 2024.

The online primary school application service will open in September and close 15th January 2024.

For our admission arrangements please click here.

Reception Intake September 2024


We extend a warm welcome to the children joining our Reception class in September 2024 and their parents.

The documents below will provide parents with all the basic information they need to prepare for their child starting school in September 2024.

The following information will be provided at our intake meeting in June.

1. Information Pack for Parents

2. Leaflet – The Road to School – Advice about preparing to start school

3. Leaflet – What to expect, when? – A guide to your child’s learning and development in the Early Years Foundation Stage

4. School Catering Information

5. School Uniform Ordering – Information from Sportsline

A planned outline of the schools Sept 2024 induction programme is provided below:-

Early May Reception Team obtain information about new children from previous preschool settings.
Mid May Welcome letter, Class Dojo login details, Pupil Data Collection Sheet & Consent Form sent to parents. 

Week beginning

24th June 2024

All parents / carers are to attend the school intake meeting. 

Week beginning

8th July 2024

Child’s Teacher / Key Worker will be completing home visits.

Week beginning

15th July 2024

Parents and children invited into school to take part in Inspire Sessions.



Reception Class Open Evening 

We will be hosting Open Evenings that will include tours of our beautiful school for anyone interested in joining our September 2025 reception class. To find out more please register you interest: 

Nursery and Reception - Register Your Interest

If you would like to find out more about Nursery/Reception 2024/25 admission, If your child was born between 1st September 2020 and 31st August 2021 please complete the following registration form. If you have any queries regarding the admissions process please email the Admissions Team at enquiries@plattbridge.cfat.org.uk

At Community First Academy Trust trading as Platt Bridge Community School, we take your data very seriously. We collect data via your submission to enable us to process your interest. We will NOT share this information with any other third parties other than those employed by our trust/school. The information will only be used to invite you to attend our open event and following the event it will be destroyed.

Details of our privacy policy can be found here: Community First Academy Trust - GDPR Policies (cfat.org.uk)