Tatham Fells CE (VC) Primary School delivers maintained Nursery provision. Two 7.5 hour days a week are offered to pupils in the term after their 3rd birthday. Children may attend one or both days. Admission to our Nursery provision is coordinated by school and information can be obtained from the school. Please email for further information.

Admission to Reception is coordinated by the local education authority. Pupils attending our Nursery provision do not automatically gain a place in Reception. The Lancashire County Council admission policy is applied in the event of over subscription. The admission number for Tatham Fells CE (VC) Primary School is 8 pupils per year group.

Applications for Reception admission need to be made to Lancashire County Council - school admissions. If you are a resident in North Yorkshire, then your application must be made through the North Yorkshire Council at

In year applications or an application to Year 1-6 should be made to Lancashire County council.


School Transport

Your child may be entitled to school transport. Once a school place has been offered, parents are requested to contact the Pupil Access Team to discuss this.

Pupil Access Team,  Area Education Office, PO Box 606, White Cross Education Centre, Quarry Road, Lancaster, LA1 3SQ      01524 58112 / 581134  


Please click here to access the school transport website


Admission procedures for pupils with Special Educational needs

We are an inclusive school and aim to meet the needs of all pupils applying for a school place. We will work closely with parents and professionals to ensure that a pupils' needs are being met.

Arrangements for admission are coordinated by the Local Authority. Professional supporting evidence from a professional, e.g. a doctor, psychologist, social worker, is essential if admission is to be made under the criterion for special medical or social circumstances, and such evidence must set out the particular reasons why Tatham Fells CE (VC) Primary School is the most suitable school and the difficulties which would be caused if the child had to attend another school.

Tatham Fells CE Primary School, Lowgill, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2 8RA