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Thank you for considering Temple Sowerby CE School for your child. We cater for children aged three to eleven years of age. Children aged three and above can join our pre-school. Children are admitted to our Reception class at the beginning of the school year in which their fifth birthday occurs.

If you would like to apply for a place in our Reception year group for September 2024, you must apply to Cumbria County Council for a place. The closing date for applications is 15th January 2024. Click here for full details of how to apply.

Come and visit us

We encourage all prospective parents to visit the school, to meet staff and pupils, and discuss your child’s transition. We look forward to showing you around.

Please book an appointment by calling our School Business Manager, Katie Blenkinship, on (017683) 61512 or e-mail:

Admission policy

Temple Sowerby School is a Church of England voluntary controlled school. The admission policy is outlined by the Local Authority in its information for parents: Admission arrangements 24-25.

To find out more about the local authority’s admission and appeal arrangements, please visit their admissions website.