Primary schools

Updated 01.09.22

School admission numbers
School name and contact details Type of school Age range Nursery class Published admission number (PAN) for Sept 2023 Number of on-time preferences received for Sept 2022 Oversubscription criteria allocated of the last place offered for Sept 2022 Furthest distance (miles) for Sept 2022
Ashleigh Foundation School Ross Street, Darwen Tel: (01254) 703171 Foundation School 4-11 No 35 100 Other Children (Distance) 0.847
Audley Community Infant School Queen’s Park Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 52065 Community School 3-7 Yes 90 139 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Avondale Community School Durham Road, Darwen Tel: (01254) 703449 Community School 4-11 No 60 98 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Belmont Community School Ryecroft Lane, Belmont, Bolton Tel: (01204) 811226 Community School 4-11 No 14 23 Distance 4.147
Blackburn the Redeemer Church of England School Jack Walker Way, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 296400 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 60 163 Other Children (Distance) 2.321
Brookhouse Community School Troy Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 666050 Community School 3-11 Yes 30 86 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Cedars Community Primary School Hawthorn Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 261609 Community School 3-11 Yes 60 79 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Daisyfield Community School Clinton Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 52108 Community School 3-11 Yes 40 91 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Feniscowles Community School Livesey Branch Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 201054 Community School 4-11 No 60 136 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Griffin Park Community School Cavendish Place, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 57724 Community School 3-11 Yes 30 45 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Holy Souls Roman Catholic School Wilworth Crescent, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 249892 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 30 77 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Holy Trinity Church of England Voluntary Controlled School Bank Top, Darwen Tel: (01254) 702119 Voluntary Controlled School 4-11 No 60 30 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Intack Community School Whitebirk Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 52815 Community School 3-11 Yes 60 86 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Lammack Community School Lammack Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 698584 Community School 4-11 No 70 181 Distance 1.075
Longshaw Community Infant School Crosby Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 260534 Community School 4-7 No 90 94 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Lower Darwen Community School Milking Lane, Lower Darwen, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 55639 Community School 4-11 No 60 126 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Meadowhead Community Infant School Shorrock Lane, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 202600 Community School 3-7 Yes 60 58 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Our Lady of Perpetual Succour Roman Catholic School Holmbrook Close, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 59420 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 30 33 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School West Park Road, Blackburn, BB2 6DF Tel: (01254) 686300 Free School 3-11 Yes 56 179 Other Children Random draw
Roe Lee Park Community School Emerald Avenue, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 56297 Community School 3-11 Yes 60 105 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Sacred Heart Roman Catholic School Lynwood Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 54851 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 30 42 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Shadsworth Community Infant School Rothesay Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 698002 Community School 3-7 Yes 60 89 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Aidan’s Primary School - A Church of England Academy Norfolk Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 53148 Academy 4-11 No 30 56 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Alban’s Roman Catholic School Trinity Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 57582 Voluntary Aided School 3-11 Yes 30 33 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Anne’s Roman Catholic School Feilden Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 580462 Voluntary Aided School 3-11 Yes 30 37 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Antony’s Roman Catholic School Shadsworth Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 54686 Voluntary Aided School 3-11 Yes 30 66 Other Children (Distance) 0.974
St Barnabas’ Primary School - A Church of England Academy Knowlesly Road, Darwen Tel: (01254) 702996 Academy 4-11 No 30 85 Parish 0.242
St Barnabas & St Paul’s Church of England School Oakenhurst Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 698413 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 60 121 Other Children (Distance) 1.229
St Cuthbert’s Church of England School St Alban’s Road, Darwen Tel: (01254) 701336 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 30 79 Other Children (Distance) 1.169
St Edward’s Roman Catholic School Blackburn Road, Darwen Tel: (01254) 701616 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 30 63 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Francis’ Church of England School Cherry Tree Lane Cherry Tree, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 201419 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 30 69 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Gabriel’s Church of England School Wilworth Crescent, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 249462 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 30 129 Other Children (Distance) 0.976
St James’ Church of England School, Blackburn Oozebooth Terrace, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 698335 Voluntary Aided School 3-11 Yes 60 77 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St James’ Church of England School, Lower Darwen Off Stopes Brow, Lower Darwen Tel: (01254) 698656 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 30 82 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St James’ Primary School - A Church of England Academy St James’ Crescent, Darwen Tel: (01254) 703260 Academy 3-11 Yes 30 27 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Joseph’s Roman Catholic School Limes Avenue, Darwen Tel: (01254) 706264 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 30 60 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Luke & St Philip’s Primary School - A Church of England Academy Hancock Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 54866 Academy 4-11 No 30 43 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Mary & St Joseph’s Roman Catholic School Bennington Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 698301 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 30 72 All remaining applicants (Distance) 0.779
St Matthew’s Church of England School Withers Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 291250 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 40 65 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Michael with St John Church of England Voluntary Controlled School Swallow Drive, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 665190 Voluntary Controlled School 3-11 Yes 45 62 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Paul’s Church of England School Bayne Street, Hoddlesden, Darwen Tel: (01254) 701940 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 30 77 Other Children (Distance) 0.825
St Paul’s Roman Catholic School Preston Old Road, Feniscowles, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 201495 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 30 71 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Peter’s Church of England School Turncroft Road, Darwen Tel: (01254) 701299 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 45 68 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Peter’s Roman Catholic School Hawkins Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 691745 Voluntary Aided School 3-11 Yes 60 112 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Silas’ Church of England School Clematis Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 698447 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 60 53 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Stephen’s Church of England School Robinson Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 277350 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 60 76 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Stephen’s Tockholes Church of England School Rock Lane Tockholes, Darwen Tel: (01254) 701806 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 10 22 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Thomas’ Church of England Voluntary Controlled School Newton Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 54706 Voluntary Controlled School 3-11 Yes 60 107 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Sudell Primary School Sudell Road, Darwen Tel: (01254) 703440 Academy 4-11 No 30 28 Not Oversubscribed N/A
The Olive School, Blackburn Meins Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 54070 Free School 4-11 No 90 251
  • Priority Group A – Distance
  • Priority Group B – Distance
  • Priority Group A – 0.203
  • Priority Group B – 0.204
Turton & Edgworth Church of England / Methodist Voluntary Controlled School Bolton Road, Edgworth Tel: (01204) 852932 Voluntary Controlled School 4-11 No 30 28 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Wensley Fold CE Primary Academy Manor Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 667449 Academy 4-11 No 60 154 Distance 0.366

The oversubscription criteria allocated of the last place offered and the furthest distance are only provided for schools that were ‘oversubscribed’ in 2022. A school is defined as being oversubscribed if at least one on-time applicant was refused a place and the applicant did not receive an offer from any higher preference school.

Community Junior Schools

School admission numbers
School name and contact details Type of school Age range Nursery class Published admission number (PAN) for Sept 2023 Number of on-time preferences received for Sept 2022 Oversubscription criteria allocated of the last place offered for Sept 2022 Furthest distance (miles) for Sept 2022
Audley Community Junior School Queen’s Park Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 264294 Community School 7-11 No 105 62 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Longshaw Community Junior School Park Lee Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 296450 Community School 7-11 No 90 73 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Meadowhead Community Junior School Anglesey Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 209871 Community School 7-11 No 60 21 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Shadsworth Community Junior School Arran Avenue, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 698016 Community School 7-11 No 60 57 Not Oversubscribed N/A