Please complete the registration form below for applications to both Nursery and Reception. 

Registering for a Nursery place

To apply for a place in our Nursery, please complete the registration form above and return to school along with:

  • birth certificate
  • baptism certificate
  • and proof of address (preferably a council tax bill)

You will be asked to rank your preference for a full or part time place:

Option 1: Full Time Place - Monday-Friday: 8.50am-2.50pm

This is for those eligible for 15 additional hours via the Government 30 hours scheme or those who wish to pay school directly for an 15 additional hours at a cost of £50 per week.

Option 2: Part Time Place (A) - Monday 8.50am-2.50pm, Tuesday 8.50am-2.50pm and Wednesday 8.50am- 11.50am.

Option 3: Part Time Place (B) - Wednesday 11.50am-2.50pm, Thursday 8.50am-2.50pm and Friday 8.50am- 2.50pm.

For more information regarding your potential eligibility for 30 hours funding, please follow the link below. 

Registering for place at Reception (or any other Year Group)
To register your child for a place at St Catherine's RC Primary school you will need to download a Registration Form and return it to the school along with copies of your child's

  • birth certificate
  • baptism certificate
  • and proof of address (preferably a council tax bill)

Registering at Manchester Local Education Authority
You will also need to complete an online application form with the local authority.  You can find this at this link ADMISSIONS.  The telephone number for Admissions at the authority is 0161 245 7166.

You must complete both the school registration form AND the online form with the Local Authority to apply for a place in Reception at St. Catherine's.

Starting school is a momentous time in a child's life. We want to support their transition into school as much as possible, so for children starting in both Nursery and Reception, we begin with a number of shorter sessions before they attend full time. 

Please use the documents below to support your child's journey into school. 

Files to Download

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St Catherine's RC Primary School

School Lane, Didsbury
Manchester, M20 6HS

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