Dear Prospective Parent,

Thank you for your interest in our Outstanding Primary School. We are exceptionally proud of our children, School and everything we continue to achieve together as a Community.

Please enjoy reading the wealth of information on our website. Please also click here to view our Virtual Tour led by our pupils. We hope this gives you a flavour for teaching and learning at Sherwood.

As a Community Primary School, admission to our Foundation Unit (Reception) is coordinated by the local education authority. The Lancashire County Council admission policy is applied in the event of over subscription. The admission number for Sherwood Primary School is 60 pupils per year group.

Applications for our Foundation Unit (Reception) need to be made directly to Lancashire County Council.  For details of the Lancashire County Council Admissions Policy and to apply for a Reception place, please visit For further assistance with your application please ring 0300 123 6707.

In year applications or an application to Year 1-6 can be made directly to the school via email. Please provide us with your child's name, date of birth, current year group, current address, any other siblings, any sibling currently in our school, current school and contact number.

Please be aware we update our waiting list every academic year. Please make sure you keep us updated each year, if you wish for your child to be kept on.  

We look forward to welcoming our new pupils to School in September 2021. Please click here to visit our EYFS Induction September 2021 Page for further information.


Contact Us

Sherwood Primary School, Sherwood Way, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 9GA

Mrs J Maddock | Tel: 01772 719093 | Email: