St Matthew's C of E

Primary School

Work TogetherAim HighShine Bright


On our Admissions page you will find information about admissions to our school:-


We publish our school’s admission arrangements each year.


We explain:

  • we consider applications for every age group - for 'in-year' admissions please contact the Admissions team at Warrington Local Authority 
  • what you should do if you want to apply for your child to attend St Matthew's -  please contact the Admissions team at Warrington Local Authority 
  • our arrangements for selecting the pupils who apply - please read our latest Admissions Policy. 
  • our ‘over-subscription criteria’ (how we offer places if there are more applicants than places) - please read our latest Admissions Policy
  • how you can find out about your school’s admission arrangements through our local authority in Warrington.

Admissions to our Reception Class

Transition Information about our new Reception Class Intake September 2020-2021.

We are delighted to welcome visits to school from parents and carers of our new Reception Class 2020.


We are holding a Welcome and Information Evening for children starting in our Reception Class in September 2020, on Thursday 26th September 2019 at 6:30pm 


If you would like to attend our Welcome and Information Evening and/or visit school to look around please contact the school office to book into your preferred time:  01925 730371


If you have any queries please contact the school office and we will be delighted to help you.

We look forward to meeting you and working together in this next stage for your family!

Admissions to Church Schools


If you are planning to apply for a place at a Church School for your child, and it would be helpful to have evidence that you are a regular church worshipper, there will be a sign-up sheet available at St Matthew's each Sunday for you to record your attendance.

At St Cross, please speak with the warden on duty.



The Revd Alan Jewell

Vicar, St Matthew's, Stretton, and St Cross, Appleton Thorn

The Vicarage, Stretton Road






01925 730276

Admissions to our Reception Class 2020-2021


We hold Open Mornings and Afternoons so that you and your child can visit our school and get a real taste of life at St. Matthew’s.


  1. Wednesday 18th September 09:30 am
  2. Wednesday 25th September 1:30 pm
  3. Thursday 26th September 6:30 pm
  4. Thursday 10th October 09:30 am
  5. Monday 14th  October 11:00 am
  6. Thursday 7th November 1:30 pm
  7. Tuesday 12th November 09:30 am




St Matthew's Admissions Policy 2020-2021

We look forward to welcoming you to St. Matthew’s C.E. Primary School!

Stretton Road




01925 730371