Primary schools

Updated 25.08.21

The oversubscription criteria allocated of the last place offered and the furthest distance are only provided for schools that were ‘oversubscribed’ in 2021. 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.

Primary schools
School name and contact details Type of school Age range Nursery class Published admission number (PAN) for 2022 Number of on-time preferences received for Sept 2021 Oversubscription criteria allocated of the last place offered Furthest distance (miles)
Ashleigh Foundation School Ross Street, Darwen Tel: (01254) 703171 Foundation School 4-11 No 35 96 Other Children (Distance) 1.125
Audley Community Infant School Queen’s Park Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 52065 Community School 3-7 Yes 90 (Subject to the agreement of the Schools Adjudicator) 84 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Avondale Community School Durham Road, Darwen Tel: (01254) 703449 Community School 4-11 No 60 91 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Belmont Community School Ryecroft Lane, Belmont, Bolton Tel: (01204) 811226 Community School 4-11 No 14 19 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Blackburn the Redeemer Church of England School Jack Walker Way, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 296400 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 60 119 Other Children (Distance) 2.310
Brookhouse Community School Troy Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 666050 Community School 3-11 Yes 30 54 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Cedars Community Primary School Hawthorn Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 261609 Community School 3-11 Yes 60 70 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Daisyfield Community School Clinton Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 52108 Community School 3-11 Yes 40 65 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Feniscowles Community School Livesey Branch Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 201054 Community School 4-11 No 60 138 Distance 1.016
Griffin Park Community School Cavendish Place, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 57724 Community School 3-11 Yes 30 55 Distance 0.492
Holy Souls Roman Catholic School Wilworth Crescent, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 249892 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 30 58 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 19 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Intack Community School Whitebirk Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 52815 Community School 3-11 Yes 60 46 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Lammack Community School Lammack Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 698584 Community School 4-11 No 70 152 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Longshaw Community Infant School Crosby Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 260534 Community School 4-7 No 90 76 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Lower Darwen Community School Milking Lane, Lower Darwen, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 55639 Community School 4-11 No 60 92 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Meadowhead Community Infant School Shorrock Lane, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 202600 Community School 3-7 Yes 60 42 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 29 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School West Park Road, Blackburn, BB2 6DF Tel: (01254) 686300 Free School 3-11 Yes 56 190 Other Children Random draw
Roe Lee Park Community School Emerald Avenue, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 56297 Community School 3-11 Yes 60 82 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Sacred Heart Roman Catholic School Lynwood Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 54851 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 30 24 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Shadsworth Community Infant School Rothesay Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 698002 Community School 3-7 Yes 60 49 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 35 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Alban’s Roman Catholic School Trinity Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 57582 Voluntary Aided School 3-11 Yes 30 21 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Anne’s Roman Catholic School Feilden Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 580462 Voluntary Aided School 3-11 Yes 30 34 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Antony’s Roman Catholic School Shadsworth Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 54686 Voluntary Aided School 3-11 Yes 30 39 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Barnabas’ Primary School - A Church of England Academy Knowlesly Road, Darwen Tel: (01254) 702996 Academy 4-11 No 30 80 Parental Worship 0.961
St Barnabas & St Paul’s Church of England School Oakenhurst Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 698413 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 60 120 Parish 0.262
St Cuthbert’s Church of England School St Alban’s Road, Darwen Tel: (01254) 701336 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 30 47 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Edward’s Roman Catholic School Blackburn Road, Darwen Tel: (01254) 701616 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 30 46 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 58 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Gabriel’s Church of England School Wilworth Crescent, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 249462 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 30 124 Other Children (Distance) 0.383
St James’ Church of England School, Blackburn Oozebooth Terrace, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 698335 Voluntary Aided School 3-11 Yes 60 78 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 63 Other Children (Distance) 1.117
St James’ Primary School - A Church of England Academy St James’ Crescent, Darwen Tel: (01254) 703260 Academy 3-11 Yes 30 30 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Joseph’s Roman Catholic School Limes Avenue, Darwen Tel: (01254) 706264 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 30 40 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 33 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 58 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Matthew’s Church of England School Withers Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 291250 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 40 70 Other Children (Distance) 0.736
St Michael with St John Church of England Voluntary Controlled School Swallow Drive, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 665190 Voluntary Controlled School 3-11 Yes 45 51 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 54 Other Children (Distance) 1.077
St Paul’s Roman Catholic School Preston Old Road, Feniscowles, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 201495 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 30 75 Other Children (Distance) 2.052
St Peter’s Church of England School Turncroft Road, Darwen Tel: (01254) 701299 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 45 64 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Peter’s Roman Catholic School Hawkins Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 691745 Voluntary Aided School 3-11 Yes 60 100 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Silas’ Church of England School Clematis Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 698447 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 60 47 Not Oversubscribed N/A
St Stephen’s Church of England School Robinson Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 277350 Voluntary Aided School 4-11 No 60 74 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 19 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 68 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Sudell Primary School Sudell Road, Darwen Tel: (01254) 703440 Academy 4-11 No 30 23 Not Oversubscribed N/A
The Olive School, Blackburn Meins Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 54070 Free School 4-11 No 90 251
  • Priority Group A – Mosque Membership
  • Priority Group B – Medical/Social
  • Priority Group A – 1.272
  • Priority Group B – 2.272
Turton & Edgworth Church of England / Methodist Voluntary Controlled School Bolton Road, Edgworth Tel: (01204) 852932 Voluntary Controlled School 4-11 No 30 41 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Wensley Fold CE Primary Academy Manor Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 667449 Academy 4-11 No 60 138 Distance 0.291

Community Junior Schools

Community junior schools
School name and contact details Type of school Age range Nursery class Published admission number (PAN) for 2022 Number of on-time preferences received for Sept 2021 Oversubscription criteria allocated of the last place offered Furthest distance (miles)
Audley Community Junior School Queen’s Park Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 264294 Community School 7-11 No 105 72 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Longshaw Community Junior School Park Lee Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 296450 Community School 7-11 No 90 59 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Meadowhead Community Junior School Anglesey Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 209871 Community School 7-11 No 60 45 Not Oversubscribed N/A
Shadsworth Community Junior School Arran Avenue, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 698016 Community School 7-11 No 60 60 Not Oversubscribed N/A