Dear Prospective Parent,

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

Please enjoy reading the wealth of information on our website. Please view our virtual tour led by our pupils (below). 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. At present, there are currently no places available in EYFS-Year 6. When a place becomes available, places are offered to pupils on our waiting list, based on our admissions criteria. If you would like to add your child to our waiting list, please complete an application via this link. Please complete all sections of the form providing 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.

Your child's name will remain on our waiting list for 12 months, unless you notify us that you wish your child to remain on the waiting list for a further 12 months.

Kind regards,

Mrs J Lumb


Contact Us

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

Mrs J Maddock | Tel: 01772 719093 | Email: