Laurus Ryecroft Open Evening for 2024 intake was on Wednesday 4th October 2023. Thank you to all prospective students, parents and carers who came to our school.

For more information on how to apply for a Year 7 place, please visit our Admissions page. The deadline for applications is Tuesday 31st October 2023.

Please note: The information below is in reference to Laurus Ryecroft Open Evening 2023, which has now passed. Please refer to our Admissions page for any queries you may have.


To help you plan your visit, we’ve put together some answers to your most frequently asked questions about our Open Evening and what to expect.


When is the Open Evening?

Our Open Evening will take place on Wednesday 4th October 2023.

The evening will run from 5.30pm – 8.00pm, you can drop in at a time that suits you.


Who is it for?

Our Open Evening is for prospective students and parents/carers who are interested in applying for a Year 7 place at our school to start in September 2024.


What can I expect?

You will have the opportunity to tour our school, meet current students and staff, ask any questions you may have and attend a talk from our Head of School.


When is the Head of School talk?

The Head of School will be giving a talk to introduce you to life at Laurus Ryecroft.

The talk will take place three times, at 6.00pm, 6.30pm and 7.00pm.

It will be the same each time, so you only need to attend once.


Do I need to register for the Open Evening?

There’s no need to register, you can drop in at a time that best suits you!


How do I get to the school?

Laurus Ryecroft is in Tameside. Our address is Lumb Lane, Droylsden, Manchester, M43 7LJ.

Parking capacity is limited, so we strongly advise that guests make use of public transport links or opt to travel by foot to get here.

If you do travel by car, we ask that you be respectful of our neighbours and avoid parking on driveways or blocking access roads.

Accessible parking is available for those who need it.


When is the admissions deadline for the academic year 2024/25?

The deadline for applications is Tuesday 31st October 2023. The Laurus Trust is the Admissions Authority for Laurus Ryecroft.

Find our admissions policy and more information on how to apply by visiting our Admissions page.


When do I find out whether I’ve been offered a place?

Offer day is 1st March 2024.