Local Authority Admissions Information

Rainford High uses St Helens Local Authority Admissions Department to run the Academies admissions.  The Academy is currently in its fifth year of being an oversubscribed establishment and prides itself on the excellent work that goes on to achieve this.

Applying for secondary schools in 2023

If your child will turn 11 between 1 September 2022 and 31 August 2023, he or she will transfer to secondary school in September 2023.

The online application system closes on the 31st October 2022.

Applications can be made here.

Before you apply

  • We advise you to attend the Open Evenings of the schools you are interested in.
  • Consider how your child will get to school and the potential transport costs.
  • Clarify any issues you are not sure about with staff in the School Admissions Team on 01744 671035 or email schooladmissions@sthelens.gov.uk