Vickerstown Primary School is a mixed school with an age range from 3 – 11 years. We have seven classes from nursery (Brambles) to year 6, with a yearly intake every September. Our nursery offers AM/PM sessions & up to 30hr places and has an intake 3 times a year in September, January & April. Brambles nursery can offer additional sessions, within school opening times, over your child’s entitlement for an additional fee. Please see the Brambles information page here for more information.  

If you are thinking of moving your child to Vickerstown Primary School, please contact the school office to chat about your requirements and make plans to visit the school. 
We welcome visits to the school during term-time. Visits can be arranged by contacting the school office on 01229 471350 or here

The school’s admission number is 226. Where there is excess demand for places, we will follow the Cumbria County Council appeal guidelines.  

How to apply for a place at our school or nursery:

Parents/Carers can either visit the Cumbria County Council website or complete and return the relevant form below to the school office.  

September Intake - Starting School
CCC Starting School Information Booklet

In-Year Admission
CCC In-Year Information Leaflet
Brambles Nursery Admission CCC Applying for a Nursery Place Information
CCC Additional Free Nursery Entitlement - 30 Hours

Vickerstown General Admission Arrangements:

Please click here for the SCMAT admission policy 2022-2023

Please follow this link for further information on school admissions through Cumbria County Council:


Our Vision

We aim to provide an outstanding education in the heart of the community and as such we make every effort that the children at Vickerstown have the best academic start and grounding possible to enable them to become successful members of society.