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Langdale is a happy, caring and successful school with a nurturing ethos as its cornerstone.  We value the strong partnerships built between our families, the community and fellow professionals, all working to ensure our children feel happy, secure, respected and valued in their own right.    We strive to ensure each child reaches their full potential – developing in confidence, skill and achievement.


For those of you planning your child’s future education, we hope this website gives you a taste of our wonderful school and the information you require.  You are, of course, very welcome to visit school too.

Virtual Open Morning

Welcome to our wonderful Early Years here at Langdale!

Admissions Langdale Free School are handled by Blackpool through the Common Application Form, which is available online here


Admissions to Reception 2022

If your child was born between 1st September 2017 and 31st August 2018,  you must apply for a primary school Reception (EYFS) place for September 2022.    


(Applications are required for all children with a 4th birthday between 1st September 2021 and 31st August 2022.)


If you live in Blackpool  (pay council tax to Blackpool)-          


Before you complete and submit your application you are advised to read  Blackpool Council’s guide for parents at: The online system offers a quick and secure means of applying for places. Paper applications and information booklets are available from or telephone 01253 476637.




Applications received after the closing dates will be processed after all those which are received on time. If you apply late this may reduce your chance of an offer for one of your preferred schools.


A Lancashire County Council application can be requested by ringing the Pupil Access Team on 01524 581134 or writing to the Area Education Office (North), PO Box 606, White Cross Education Centre, Quarry Road, Lancaster LA1 3SQ. Online application via website. Co-ordinated Admission Arrangements In accordance with the Education (Co-ordination of Admission Arrangements) Regulations 2006, Blackpool's Co-ordinated Scheme for Primary Schools allows for an inter-Blackpool coordinated approach, which is also fully co-ordinated with Lancashire County Council.


Summer-born deferring or delaying school entry

Please read the information about summer born children if you are considering requesting a deferment.

Summer born guidance


If you wish to apply for a full year's deferment with a reception start, please complete the application below. You must also complete the main application for primary school.

Complete a summer born application.                                

Langdale Free School Admission Policy