Admission Introduction

As a trust school, LSA’s governing body is responsible for the school’s admissions policy. The governors have arranged with Lancashire Local Authority for admissions procedures to be administered by the local authority. However, final responsibility for deciding admissions criteria rests with the governors.
Full details of our admission arrangements, including our selection and oversubscription criteria, admission appeals procedure, appeals timetable, in-year admissions, equality impact assessment, fair access protocols and other information can be seen on our Admission Policies here.

Apply For a Place Overview

Applications for secondary school places must be made online at 
Applications for students to join LSA at the beginning of Year 7 should be received by the local authority by 31st October.

Applications for students to join LSA in other year groups should be made to the school in the first instance.

Applying for a Year 7 place September 2022

For Lancashire resident families who will require a secondary school place, they must apply online at

It is quick and easy to use and offers an email receipt of all submitted applications. Please ensure that you hit the "submit" button when you are ready to send in your completed online application. You must apply even if you already have siblings at your preferred school. If you live in Lancashire you can include out of area preferences on your online application.

If you have submitted and received an email acknowledgement of an online application you can log back onto the system during the application period to view this. If however, you go back into your original application this may have been over written (it definitely will if you make any changes). It will then no longer be valid. This applies for all changes, even very minor ones e.g. hyphens, apostrophes and typo corrections.

To ensure that your online application remains valid you are therefore strongly advised to press the re-submit button if you revisit the system at any time during the application period (whether or not changes were made). You should then receive a further confirmation email.

The closing dates for applications for September 2022 is at 11-59 pm on 31 October.

Applying for a place after the start of Year 7

If you have moved to the Lytham St Annes area and are applying for your child to join us please contact Main Reception. If your child is currently enrolled in a local secondary school, from which you wish to transfer, then parents/guardians should contact their current school and ask for an "In year Transfer Form". This should be returned to the Pupil Access Team (Lancashire North).

Pupil Access Team

To find out about our admission arrangements you should contact the local authority. The Pupil Access Team at Lancashire County Council can also provide any guidance or support you may need regarding admissions.

School admissions - 01524 581 148

Admission appeal advice - 01524 581 148




Appeals Introduction

If you would like to appeal for a place at Lytham St Annes High School, please download the Appeals Form and read the Appeals notes carefully. This form must be returned to the school and not Lancashire County Council.

Year 7 appeals forms and consent form need to be submitted to LSA by Wednesday 24th March 2021.

Appeals Documents