School admissions 2011

Contact and Help

Free Help Sessions

Every Thursday, 10.00am - 12.00pm at Civic Centre - Access Oldham .

No booking required, just drop in. Staff will be there to assist you to apply for a school place online but will not be able to complete the application for you. 

You will need to have email address before calling into the Civic Centre – Access Oldham.


School Admissions
Level 12, Civic Centre
West Street


Call this Council number for advice:

  • 0161 770 4213

You are welcome to use the freephone at the Civic Centre.


Fax and minicom

  • Fax: 0161 770 4277
  • Minicom: 0161 770 6901

Please contact us if you would like:

  • Help or advice on any matter contained within this website
  • Support with translating the information in this website
  • Large print or Braille versions of the information in this website

Customer Information Points

Customer Information Points are in libraries across the borough.

They are in Crompton, Oldham, Lees, Failsworth, Uppermill, Greenfield libraries, and Chadderton Wellbeing Centre, making it easier for you to access council services within your local community.

A Customer Information Point offers:

  • A face-to-face service provided by trained library and information staff, who are willing to assist and support you
  • A freephone facility, connecting you to Oldham Council departments for advice
  • Free use of library PCs to access Oldham Council’s website
  • A range of leaflets and application forms

Useful phone numbers and websites

School Transport
0161 770 3209

School Meals
0161 770 6688

Exclusion from School
0161 770 5179

School appeals0161 770 4213

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