New Intake

Primary School Place

If your child was born between 1st September 2015 and 31st August 2016 your child will start primary school in September 2020.

No admission packs will be available this year from school.

Applications are being encouraged to be completed on line.

Please note you can access a computer at the Rochdale Council Offices at Number One Riverside in Rochdale.

The forms and more information is available on line.  Please click on the following link:-

The online admission system opens for primary school places on Monday 2nd September 2019.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 15th January 2020.

Allocation email / letters will be sent out on Thursday 16th April 2020 by 2nd class post.


St Vincent – Requirements

Please note that the St. Vincent’s school office will require a copy of your child’s birth certificate, Roman Catholic baptismal certificate and proof of your child’s address (tax credits letter, etc), please provide to the school office as soon as possible.

St Vincent – Open Days

For children hoping to join us in Sept 2020 we have two Reception Tour Days, which are Monday 4th November at 9.00 a.m. and Tuesday 5th November at 1.30 p.m. To book on please contact the school office 01706 642469.  We are not offering any more opens days at this time.


Admission Policy

Click below for our Admissions Policy.

Admissions Policy


There are places available in some year groups.  Please contact school for further information.



Useful links:

Please find below a link to a really useful website ‘Hungry Little Minds’ which provides simple fun ideas and activities to support children from birth to 5 years old. Here you will also find appropriate apps and websites for your child to use as well as a link to local activities/clubs for children to partake in.


Prepare your child for school:

Settling In


Top tips for Reading:

Reading At Home


Information around supporting your child’s communication:

Dummy Use
Saying Sounds
Tips for Talking
Turn Taking