As the Headteacher of Lothersdale Primary School, it is important to me that the school has a warm and welcoming atmosphere and offers children exciting opportunities to develop their full potential. At Lothersdale Primary School we recognise that children have individual needs and our aim is to encourage every child to achieve their full potential. Our children are happy and their parents very supportive. Our school has a track record of consistently reaching very high results, and this has continued despite the disruption of Covid-19.
The school holds Pre-admission's Register of Interest Lists which are predominantly for school use to allow us to look at potential numbers for future year groups. You can complete our register of interest form at any time – this confirms that you are thinking about a place at Lothersdale Primary School but does not constitute an offer of a place in our Reception class when the time comes for your child to start school. In the October prior to your child starting school the following September, a letter will be sent out to all those registered on our list and this will confirm how to apply for a school place. All our admissions are dealt with through North Yorkshire County Council and not by the school and although we have a number of children in school from out of the catchment area, admission from outside the catchment area varies year on year and therefore we cannot guarantee places. Parents who apply for a place but are unsuccessful can appeal through North Yorksire County Council by following the guidance on their webpage - https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/appeal-school-place
Our admission intake for each Reception class is currently 15 children per year.
I hope that the information contained in this Prospectus will give you a flavour of the school and help support you in deciding about your child’s education.