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School admissions

These pages are a guide to the process of changing schools, admission to primary reception class, transferring from primary to secondary school or making an appeal.

Admission to a Bury school

Details of maintained schools and vacancies can be found in the Downloads area on the right.

For details on starting primary school or transferring from primary to secondary school then please visit our primary or secondary school admissions pages (see the links on the left).

Visit our Bury Local Authority Schools page to find contact details for all Bury LA schools (see Related Pages area).

Appeals

For transferring between primary schools or secondary schools, other than at admissions time, then please visit our 'application and appeal - transfers' pages (see the links on the left).

Important Information

Examination results are published in the school prospectus and on the Office for Standards in Education website. 

For information on organising travel to and from school visit our school transport pages or the Transport for Greater Manchester (TFGM) website.

Information for the Metrolink tram service is available via the Metrolink website and on station platforms.

To plan a journey within Bury or the region call Traveline on 0871-200-22-33 or visit the Traveline-Northwest website.

School achievement & attainment tables for Bury Local Authority are available free from the Department for Education. The Local Authority number is 351. The telephone number for the Department for Education is: 0870-000-2288; and their e-mail address is listed under Offsite Links.

Other useful web sites for parents giving all kinds of advice are Parents Centre and gov.uk.