Applying for a school place in EYFS (September)
Parents/Carers of children who are registered with the Health Authority (GP) will automatically receive a booklet from Planning and Admissions and an application form. These are sent out in the October prior to the academic year your child is due to start.
All parents/carers must complete an application form regardless of whether you are in our catchment area or not.
Forms should be submitted to the Local Authority by the date stated on the form. Offers of places will be sent out at the beginning of April.
No schools are able to offer places directly to parents.
Mid Year Admissions
If you are applying for any other year group, you will need to fill in a mid-year application form.
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When can my child start school?
Your child will come to school on a full-time basis from the September after they turn 4.
|Your child’s birthday||When they can start school|
|1 September 2016 to 31 August 2017||Starts in the 2021 to 2022 academic year - apply from November 2020|
|1 September 2017 to 31 August 2018||Starts in the 2022 to 2023 academic year - apply from November 2021|
|1 September 2018 to 31 August 2019||Starts in the 2023 to 2024 academic year - apply from November 2022|
Apply for 2021 - 2022 Academic year intake
Online applications can be made for a Reception school place between 9 November 2020 and 15 January 2021.
School place offers
Offers will be sent to online applicants by email on 16 April 2021.
Secondary school places for September 2021
From 11 September 2020 you can apply online for your child’s secondary school (year 7) place.
You must submit an application by the national closing date of 31 October 2020.