Applying for a primary school place

Key dates to remember

1 September 2017

Online applications open.

September 2017 to January 2018

Parents and carers can arrange visits to schools. Please visit school websites for details on visiting or contact them to book an appointment.

15 January 2018

Closing date for applications. After this date your application will be considered as late.

9 February 2018

Latest date that an application that is late for good reason can be accepted. Reasons and evidence must be presented with the application before this date.

16 April 2018

Applicants who use a paper form will receive their outcome in a letter sent by first class post.

Evening of 16 April 2018

Results available for applications submitted online.

15 May 2018

Last date for Community School appeals to be received to guarantee a hearing during the Summer term.

May to September 2018

Additional offers made as vacancies occur.

June to July 2018

Admissions appeals.

Increase demand for reception places

There has been an increase in demand for Reception places over the last few years. We will monitor demand for places in the September 2018 intake and will make arrangements to meet any additional demand.

More information

Read the Starting School Guidance Booklet

View more information on admissions arrangements and supplementary forms

Contact us

If you need any assistance or further information regarding school applications, please contact us using our online enquiry form. 

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