Thank you for visiting our Admissions page! This page is dedicated to information relating to admission to Reception year and Nursery, although it will also be helpful if you are considering our school for an in-year application (for children up to Year 4/age 9).  We hope our website gives you a good overview of our school, however, we will also be very happy to offer a visit to the school,of course if you have any questions please call us on 01538 306278 or email and we’ll be pleased to respond.

SUAT Admissions Arrangements 2022-23

SUAT Admissions Arrangements 2023-24

SUAT Admissions Arrangements 2024-25



Key Dates

  • 1 November 2022 – the application process opens (through Staffordshire County Council). Click here to start your application.
  • 15 January 2023 – the application process closes.

Please find below letters from Staffordshire County Council regarding the application process and The Children Act 1989, plus an open letter from school to prospective parents.

BLANK Invite to Preference Letter 2023 Admission

Children's Act Letter

Letter to Prospective Parents


To access more general admissions information on the Staffordshire County Council website, please click below:

If you are considering Horton St. Michael’s CE First School for your child, please let us know by downloading, completing and returning an Expression of Interest form so that we can keep in touch.


Epression of Interest

****We have a limited number of spaces for 3 and 4 year olds in our Nursery – a wonderful introduction to learning and our school. Please contact us for more information.****

Nursery Expression of Interest


Thank you again for your interest in our school.



We are proud to be a part of SUA Trust

SUAT supports and leads in the set-up of new academies joining the partnership. The services provided by the central support function cover both educational and non-educational support. In terms of educational support, SUAT is linked to the School of Education of Staffordshire University, which is an outstanding ITT provider.