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Admissions 2023 – unsuccessful application

Thank you to all families who applied for a place at Our Lady’s Catholic High School for the September 2023 intake.  If your application was not successful, the following options are available to you.

Waiting list

A small number of places are allocated each year via the waiting listPlease follow the link below and complete the form if you wish to be placed on the waiting list.

Waiting list application form – September 2023 admissions

Completed forms should be returned to the following address no later than Friday, 10 March 2023:

Area Pupil Access (South), Education Office, PO Box 100, County Hall, Preston

PR1 0LD 01772 532109



If you wish to appeal the decision, please follow the link below and complete the form.


Completed appeal forms should be returned to Our Lady’s Catholic High School no later than Friday, 17 March 2023 or via email to ptt@olchs.lancs.sch.uk 

You will be contacted by the Appeals Team with a date for the hearing which will be in the summer term at Lancashire County Council.

You may apply to be placed on the waiting list as well as submitting an appeal.