XII Apostles RCPS Admissions Arrangements

Admissions Arrangements

Click here to open our 2025-2026 Admissions [pdf] Click here to open our Supplementary Faith Form [pdf]

Admissions Timetable 2023-24

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.

If any of the schools you want your child to go to is a Wigan voluntary aided (church) primary school the governors will need extra information so that they can consider your application against their faith criteria. If you do not give this information your child may be refused a place. If Twelve Apostles is one of your preferred choice you are strongly advised to complete a supplementary information form in the link above.

Application process dates

September 2023 Admissions information circulated
September 30th 2023 Online application service available
15th January 2024 Closing date for applications
January 2024 to April 2024 Applications processed
16th April 2024 Offers go out by email and letter
By 30th April 2024 Parents to return acceptance slips for offer of school places
15th May 2024 Closing date for appeals
June - July 2024 Appeals heard
September 2024 Admission to school


Wigan LA Admissions Information

Information Mid year Admissions

Click here to open our Mid year Admissions Arrangements [pdf]

Appeals for a place at an Archdiocese of Liverpool primary school

To appeal for a place at Wigan Catholic primary school in the Archdiocese of Liverpool, you will need to:
Visit the Archdiocese of Liverpool website to request an appeal form
Contact the Archdiocese of Liverpool Schools Department by calling 0151 522 1071

Twelve Apostles Transition Programme 2023-24

Open Evening Thursday 2nd November 2023 6pm in school . This is for parents and carers and not really suitable for children
Open afternoon Friday 24th November 2023 2pm for children and parents . This is an opportunity to have a tour of the school with our Year 6 children
Pre School sessions for parents, carers & children:
Thursday 13th June 2024 2pm
Thursday 20th June 2024 2pm
Thursday 27th June 2024 2pm
Thursday 4th July 2024 2pm