Please note - the admissions window has now closed. If you still require a school place for September 2020 please get in touch asap. 


We welcome children from all walks of life into our friendly school.

Further information about the admissions process for Staffordshire can be found here: Staffordshire County Council Admissions Information

The following link will take you to an excellent tool on Staffordshire County Council's website that will enable you to establish the catchment school for your home address:

Staffordshire Local View Catchment School Finder

Our local area: 

We welcome pupils from any area, subject to a place being available. 

If your child's 5th birthday is between 1 September 2020 and 31 August 2021 then you will need to apply for a place at First, Infant or Primary School.

For entry into Reception

The quickest and easiest way is to apply online. Online applications are best done on a PC or laptop. You can apply online from 1 November 2019. The closing date for     applications is 15 January 2020. Note: you must make an application by 15 January 2020.  There is no automatic entry into reception. 

If your child will be in year 4 at a First School in September 2019 then you will need to apply for a place at Middle School. (Please note - Manifold is a registered primary school. This means children can stay with us until the end of year 6).

If you are struggling to compete the form online, you can complete the relevant paper form. You can then either:

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

If you require any help completing your admissions form, please do not hesitate to get in touch.