This is an important time with regard to making applications at Arden Primary School.  

Please note the application deadlines stated below:

Age Group & Closing Date for School Places

Eligible dates of birth and Closing Dates

Admission Types Birth dates between Application closing date Offer date
Nursery – September 2022 1 September 2018 – 31 August 2019 31 March 2022 18 May 2022
Primary (Reception) – September 2022 1 September 2017 – 31 August 2018 15 January 2022 15 April 2022
Secondary (Year 7) – September 2022 1 September 20010 – 31 August 2011 31 October 2021 1 March 2022

All applications for the main intakes referred to above must be made online and by the set deadlines.

Please click HERE to go to the Stockport Council page for School Admissions.

Follow the simple 3 step application process:

Step 1  –  Apply online at:

Step 2 –  Indicate your preferred schools – use all your preferences

Step 3 –  Submit your application online – ensure you get an automatic receipt

If you can’t access the online system from home the facility is available from some of the many Information Centre’s across the Borough or at Fred Perry House or if we can assist in any way please feel free to contact the school office on 0161 430 2675.  We can provide general advice only as places are allocated centrally and not by the school.

For more information call the Admissions Support & Advice Team on 0161 217 6028 or

Have you applied for your child's secondary school place? - Stockton Council