'Children get off to a good start in their learning because the quality of leadership in the Early Years Foundation Stage is excellent' - Ofsted, 2014

The school has a Nursery provision within the Foundation Unit for children from the age of 3.  Children can attend Nursery for a half day session using the 15 hour Early Years' Funding.  With effect from January 2017 we are pleased to offer extended provision within the Nursery setting either at lunchtime 12pm to 1pm or for the afternoon session 12.15pm to 3.15pm.  With effect from September 2017 the school also provides 30 hours funding for nursery pupils who are eligible.  Please contact Mrs Shepherd at the school office for more information.

Nursery and Reception Admissions for September 2018- please contact Mrs Shepherd at the school office to obtain an application form. There are still places available in our Nursery class for the afternoon session and September 2018.  Further details regarding admission arrangements and over-subscription criteria can be found in the School Admissions Policy.  A paper copy can be obtained from the school office.

The Nursery offers three intakes during the academic year: September, January and April.

Parents are very welcome to visit the school prior to their child’s registration. A starter pack will be given to parents at an induction meeting/visit before your child starts school. The nursery and reception class work closely together to deliver the Foundation Stage curriculum.

Closing date for Nursery Applications for 2018/19 is 13th October 2017.

Closing date for Primary Applications for 2018/19 is 15th January 2018.  Please contact the school office if you have missed this deadline. 

Secondary Applications closing date was 31st October 2017.  Please find below a link to De La Salle High School together with information on their performance tables which De La Salle have requested we publish:


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St Austin's RC Primary School

Heath Street
St Helens

Main Contact: Contact Mrs P Wade, Headteacher

Tel: 01744 678000
Fax: 01744 678005