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School Admissions - Online Applications

Our 'New to Reception September 2025' Prospective Parents Meeting is currently scheduled for Wednesday 23rd October 2024 at 6:00pm here in the school hall. We welcome and encourage individual visits to the school to share our vision and values and see what makes Springcroft, Springcroft.

Reception Class (September 2024) admissions open on 1st November 2024, and close on the 17th January 2025. Staffordshire County Council will offer places from Friday 18th April 2025.

Year 6 applications need to be submitted by Wednesday 31st October 2024. Staffordshire County Council will offer places from Saturday 1st March 2025.

Visits to School

Prospective parents are welcomed, and encouraged, to visit school any time prior to their child starting school. Please note that an induction evening takes place prior to your child starting school, normally in early June. The meeting gives you the opportunity to have a greater insight into your child's learning at Springcroft, their daily routine, and a chance to ask any questions or share concerns that you may have.

Please contact our school office (01782 394793 or to make an appointment to come and view our special school.

The School Admissions and Transport Service allocate all Reception class places - for further details on the admissions process including admission arrangementscatchment areasappeals etc please follow this link to Staffordshire County Council website.  School Admissions will not be issuing application forms as the Service is keen to provide a paperless system in all its admissions processes wherever possible.  This also gives details if you wish to apply for a in-year admission but we would request that you contact the school first.

The easiest way for parents to apply is online. Further information can be found on Staffordshire Schools Admissions Team via their website.

Staffordshire children can make a late application by contacting Staffordshire Admissions and Transport Service at:

School Admissions and Transport Service
Staffordshire County Council
Staffordshire Place
ST16 2DH

Telephone: 0300 111 8007 (select the option for 'School Admissions & Transport')

Stoke-on-Trent children can make a late application by contacting the Stoke on Trent schools admissions team on:

Telephone: 01782 234598


If your child currently attends a school setting and you wish to move them to another setting, please use the in-year application forms which can be accessed here