Langwathby C of E Primary School

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School Address

  • Langwathby CofE Primary School,
  • Salkeld Road,
  • Langwathby,
  • Penrith,
  • Cumbria,
  • CA10 1ND


Langwathby is a Church of England Primary School with Voluntary Controlled status. Nursery children are catered for in an Early Years Class. We follow the Local Authority's, General Admissions Policy and Nursery Admissions Policy (see below).  All children seeking admission are treated equally regardless of special needs or disability. We would always look to support vulnerable children or families in need. 


Our admission number as set by the Local Authority is 30 children, we welcome children from outside our catchment area if places are available. 


For further information, or to apply for a place please contact the Westmorland and Furness Schools Admission department on or follow the link below to the relevant County Council webpage. The school admissions team will advise you which forms you need to complete. Please note that the closing date for applications is 15th January 2024. Parents will be notified by the LA of their child's allocated place in late Spring.


Children normally transfer to Ullswater Community College or Queen Elizabeth Grammar School (both within Penrith) at the age of 11. If you have any concerns or questions about secondary transfer, please come and discuss them with Mrs Hay (Headteacher).


Parents of prospective pupils are encouraged to contact the school for further information and to make an appointment to visit.



When is your child entitled to a free nursery education?

All 3 and 4 year olds are eligible for up to 15 hours a week of free nursery provision from the term after their 3rd birthday. 


If your child's third birthday falls between:Your child will become eligible from:
1 January and 31 MarchThe start of the Summer Term (April)
1 April and 31 AugustThe start of the Autumn Term (September)
1 September and 31 DecemberThe start of the Spring Term (January)


Closing date for applications:

When your child turns 3Recommended time to apply
1 January to 31 March15 January to 28 February
1 April to 31 August15 June to 31 July
1 September to 31 December15 October to 30 November



Local Authority Admissions Policies