At Canon Johnson we pride ourselves on a 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 this fantastic community.

Nursery places

We operate a two-session (one session in the morning and one session in the afternoon) Nursery here at Canon Johnson five days a week. We admit 13 children in each of the sessions. Admissions to Nursery are dealt with here at the school. If your child is 3 or 4 years old between the 1st September and the 31st August, please contact us to ask if we have any places.

Nursery Admission policy 2018-19

Nursery Admission Poicy 18 – 19

Reception places

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.

Starting Out Reception Admissions

Reception Admissions policy 2018-19


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.