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Criftins Church of England Primary School

Admission / Transition

If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below. 

Year 6 Applications to Secondary School September 2023

Please ensure all applications are made to Shropshire Council Online by 31st October, 2022.  There will be NO grace for late applications.

Applicants will be notified of their allocated school on 1st March 2023.

Shropshire Council Admission Arrangements - Parents Guide

Details of Transition days for surrounding schools can be found here:

St. Martins Secondary School 

30th March 2023 at 6pm - Welcome to St Martins to parents and students - overview of transition programme and handout of the transition pack.


28th June, 2023 - Year 6 Transition / Taster Day 


12th & 13th July, 2023 - QUINTA camp for Year 6 


Lakelands Academy

21st September, 2022 - Lakelands Open Evening


7th October, 2022 - Year 6 Lakelands Taster Day


Penley Maelor School

4th October, 2022- Open Evening 5pm 17:00 


5th October, 2022 - 2 x Taster Sessions (1 x am) & (1 x pm)



Application for Free School Transport


A pupil is entitled to free school transport if attending full-time education at their nearest or the local authority designated catchment school to their home address and living over 2 miles (for primary aged pupils) or 3 miles (secondary age pupils) from that school, measured by the nearest available pedestrian route.  


General advice about free school transport can be obtained by calling 0345 678 9006.