Nursery School Admissions

Our nursery school is open to applications for any children from the age of 2.

For a funded nursery place, children are accepted the term following their third birthday. e.g child's birthday is on 22nd November, they will be eligible for a nursery place from the following January.

All nursery admissions are processed by the school office. To apply, please contact the school office on 01244 981170.

Please note, if you wish for your child to continue their education at Elton Primary School, you must still apply for a primary school place using the procedure below.

30 Hour Free Childcare entitlement

Parents of children at least 2 years and 39 weeks may be eligible to apply for up to 30 hours childcare per week. To apply, please click on the following link:

Primary School Admissions

Any child reaching the age of 5 years between 1st September and 31st August will be admitted to school on the first day of the autumn term of that school year.

Our catchment area is Elton, Ince and Thornton-le-Moors but applications are also welcomed from outlying districts.

School admissions into our Reception class must be processed by Cheshire West and Chester's admissions team. To apply, please call the admissions team on 0300 123 7039 or click on the below Cheshire West icon:

For all in-year admissions, please do contact the school directly on 01244 981170 to register your interest or complete the below application form and submit to the school office by post:

To view the Cheshire West and Chester school oversubscription criteria please click on the link.

Pupil Admission Number (PAN)

Elton Primary has a PAN of 30 for KS1 and 30 for KS2.

This is the maximum number of pupils per year group.

Feeder Schools

Over the last 5 years of tranisition from primary schools to secondary schools, all applicants have been successful in their choice of feeder school.


Transition Results for 2017

Helsby High School - 64%

Bishops Blue Coats High School - 5%

Christleton High School - 5%

Wirral Grammar School for Boys -5% 

Home Education - 21%


Transition Results for 2016

Helsby High School - 81.25%

Home Education - 12.5%

Bishops Blue Coats High School - 6.25%


Transition Results for 2015

Helsby High School - 81.25%

Home Education - 12.5% 

University Church of England Academy - 6.25%


Transition Results for 2014

Helsby High School - 61%

Bishops Blue Coat High School - 13%

Queens Park High School - 4%

Upton-by-Chester High School- 4%

Oaklands School - 4%

Home Education - 13%


Transition Results for 2013

Christleton High School - 6%

Helsby High School - 64%

UCEA - 6%

Upton by Chester High School - 12%

Other 12%


Links for our secondary feeder schools are as follows: 

* University Church of England Academy -

* Helsby High School -

* Upton by Chester High School -

* Christleton High School -

* Chester Catholic High School -

* Bishops Blue Coat High School -

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Elton Primary School

School Lane, Elton
Chester, Cheshire CH2 4LT

Main Contact: Miss E Jackson or Mrs C Davies

Tel: 01244 667750

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