Apply for your child’s secondary school place

If you have a child who is due to start Year 7 at secondary school in September 2021/22 and would like to apply for their place, please follow the application process as outlined on the the Wigan Local Authority web site.

Transferring from other schools

If you would like to move your child from their current secondary school to Atherton High School, you will need to complete an in-year admission form which can be obtained via  Wigan Local Authority .  If you are considering moving your child to Atherton High School and would like a tour of the school, please contact the school directly on 01942 885500.

View our admissions policyDetermination of admission arrangements

“From seeing the head teacher playing football with the children on the yard, to staff sitting with pupils at lunchtime, everyone works together and there’s a strong feeling of belonging to part of something bigger than just a school”

Mrs Doyle