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St Mary's C.E. Primary School

Cornhill Road, Davyhulme, Urmston, Manchester  M41 5TJ


Phone:  0161 912 2728

Fax:  0161 749 7719


Headteacher:  Mrs Alison Daniel MusB(hons) NPQH PGCE


St Mary’s is a small, one form entry Primary School situated on Cornhill Road in Davyhulme. We are an inclusive school community and our core values of ‘Faith Family Future’ are at the heart of all we do. If you are looking for the next educational step for your child and would like to find out more about what St Mary’s can offer you and your family, please take a look at our school website

We appreciate that choosing your child’s Primary school is a hugely important decision and you should have the opportunity to find out as much as possible about all of your options. We will be holding three meetings for prospective parents to give you the opportunity to have a look round, find out more and to ask questions.


Tuesday 7th November at 10am

Thursday 9th November at 2pm

Wednesday 22nd November at 5pm


If these dates are inconvenient, please do get in touch with the school office and we will arrange an alternative appointment.

We look forward to meeting you soon.



IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PARENTS   Children in Trafford are eligible to start school in the September before their 5th birthday. If your child was born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020, and you wish to apply for a place in any state funded primary school or academy, you must make your application to Trafford.   The closing date for applications is 15 January 2024.   You should apply online at:   It is important that you apply on time because any application received after 15 January 2024 will only be considered after all other on time applications have been allocated and it may be the case that all the places at the school/s of your choice will have been allocated to on time applicants. If you are not a Trafford resident, you must contact your home authority and request their application form.




If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below and apply online to Trafford Council Admissions.



If you wish to exercise your right to appeal for a Voluntary Aided Primary School please access the School Admissions / Related Pages / School Admission Appeals Section of the Website or contact the Democratic Services Section on Telephone No. 0161 912 4221 to request an Appeal Form.





Offer of Places



Monday 16th April, 2024



Deadline for lodging Appeals



Wednesday 15th May, 2024

[Note: all appeals received by this date will be heard within 40 school days]



Deadline for Additional Evidence

for on-time appeals



Wednesday 22nd May 2023



Deadline for Admission Authorities to submit their evidence




Seven School Days before date of the Hearing


Deadline for Appeal Papers to be sent to all parties



Six School Days before date of the Hearing


Appellants will receive:


At least 14 calendar days’ notice of their appeal hearing


Decision letters within 7 calendar days of the hearing wherever possible OR where multiple days are required within 7 calendar days of the last hearing wherever possible.



As applications for in-year admissions are a separate process please note this category of appeal will be heard within 30 school days of receipt of the appeal form.