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.

As of the 1st November 2021, in-year applications or an application to Year 1-6 are co-ordinated by Lancashire Council's Pupil Access Team South.  The team can be contacted directly via telephone on 01772-532109 or by email to .  We no longer have a waiting list for places.

Kind regards,

Mrs J Lumb


Contact Us

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

Mrs J Maddock | Tel: 01772 719093 | Email: