Admissions Information

Choosing a school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will make. You are welcome to look at our wonderful school and facilities. Please contact Mrs Carroll, our Business Manager, on 0161 624 6425 to arrange a visit.

In Year Transfers

In year applications are those made during the school year from one school to ours.

Our current intake numbers are: Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 – 60 places and Years 3 – 6 – 30 places.

We currently have a small number of vacancies in Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2. Please contact Mrs Carroll, to enquire about an in year transfer to these years, or to be placed on our waiting list for other classes.

Applications for Reception – September 2023

Children can start in Reception in the September after their 4th birthday. The application process opened on 1st September and closed in February.

You can make an application for a Reception place for September 2023 at: Apply for a school place | Oldham Council


Government funding for free nursery places is available for 15 hours a week for all children from the January, April or September following their 3rd birthday.

An additional, 15 hour, funded place is available for working parents who meet the Government criteria. Please click here to see if you qualify.

You can apply for a nursery place by contacting the school office. You may place your child on our waiting list at any time after your child’s 1st birthday.

Please contact Mrs Carroll who will be happy to answer any queries you may have regarding your child joining the Mayfield family.

Mayfield Primary School is proud to be part of the Cranmer Education Trust

Cranmer Education Trust is a company limited by guarantee and an exempt charity. Company registration number: 07687709. Registered Office: Cranmer Education Trust, c/o The Blue Coat School, Egerton Street, Oldham OL1 3SQ