Vantage Multi Academy Trust  sponsors schools in Bolton, Knowsley and Greater Manchester – including Knowsley Lane Primary School – and has a strong track record of achieving school improvement and providing inspiring teaching and learning to its pupils.

If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admissions arrangements.  A copy of our Admissions Policy is available on the link below:

To download our admissions forms please click on the links below:

2023 -2024 Academic Year Applications

All applications for Reception class and Secondary school places are now to be completed online direct with Knowsley council admissions.


For the Academic year 2023-2024 our school capacity is as follows:

Reception A30
Reception B30
Year 1 A30
Year 1 B30
Year 2 A30
Year 2 B30
Year 330
Year 3/430
Year 430
Year 530
Year 5/630
Year 630


The over-subscription criteria for when a school is full is:

Category 1 – children who are looked after by a local authority and children who were previously looked after by a local authority.  Previously looked after children who were looked after, but ceased to be so because they were adopted (or became subject to a residence order or special guardianship order)

Category 2 – children with exceptional medical/social needs

Category 3 – children with a sibling in the school

Category 4 –  all other children


LA Admissions

You can find more information about School Admissions for September intakes and in-year transfers from Knowsley LA website: