0161 330 3169

Elgin Street, Ashton-under-lyne, Lancashire, OL7 9DD


Canon Johnson C of E Primary School


At Canon Johnson we pride ourselves on being an inclusive, caring and nurturing school. Below we have included all the information you will need to apply for a place in our school from the Nursery, through Reception and into other classes within the school. Please take time to read the information carefully and we look forward to you applying to be part of our school family.

Nursery Admissions

Admissions to Nursery are administered here at the school. 

Children can start Nursery the September after their 3rd birthday.

Tameside Nursery Admission Policy

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Admissions Policy:

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Reception Admissions

Applications can be made at https://www.tameside.gov.uk/schools/admissions

At Canon Johnson we offer a 30 place Reception class. Choosing a school for a Reception place is the most important decision as a parent you will make as it provides the foundations of their future learning. If you would like a place at our school, please contact the admissions department at Tameside Authority and read the important information below about applying and our admission policy.


General Admissions

Places in other year groups: To apply for a place at our school in the year groups 1 to 6, you must contact the admissions department at Tameside MBC. To help you, we have put the link to the admissions section of the authority’s website. If you have any problems accessing the link, please do not hesitate to ring the school office on 0161 330 3169.

Tameside MBC Admissions