If you would like a place at Lowca Community School for your child, please visit the County Council Website for more details and to apply online.

Cumbria County Council Applications

Please click on the link below to view our Admissions Policy and Arrangements for the current  Academic Year.

Cumberland School Admissions Policy 23-24


Our Secondary feeder schools are listed below and we have regular communication with them throughout a pupils’ final year with us.  We create transition plans for all pupils and work on additional steps for any pupils with SEND or identified needs. This includes visits to the school prior to starting and staff from the schools coming in to our setting to work with our Year 6 pupils.

Applications need to be completed  before 31st October each year and open evenings are usually held in September and October. Look out on our Facebook page for dates of upcoming events with secondary schools.


Homepage – St. Benedict’s School (st-benedicts.cumbria.sch.uk)

Home page (cockermouthschool.org)

Below is a fact sheet which may help pupils to understand the process of transferring to secondary school and alleviate any queries or worries they might have. We lots of work in Year 6 on transition, staying safe and coping with anxiety as part of our PSHE & RSE Curriculum.

Secondary Fact Sheet