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 2020- please contact Mrs Shepherd at the school office for further information. 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 2020/21 is 26th July 2019.

Closing date for Primary Applications for 2019/20 is 15th January 2020. 

Secondary Applications closing date is 31st October 2019. Applications are available to apply on-line.  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