Primary and junior school admissions

Apply for primary school

Read the below options carefully to make sure you use the correct application for your child.

In-year primary admissions

For children who are currently in reception to Year 6
Date of birth: Between 1 September 2003 and 31 August 2010
When to apply: You need to apply when you require a school place, this will be to start immediately.
Application: In-year primary school application

(If your child was born between 1 September 2003 and 31 August 2004 you must also complete a main round high school application

Main round primary admissions

For children who are due to start in the reception class at primary school in September 2015.
Date of birth: Between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011
When to apply: You need to apply before 15 January 2015.
Application: Main round primary application

Main round junior admissions

For children currently in Year 2 at an infant school.
Date of birth: Between 1 September 2007 and 31 August 2008
When to apply: You need to apply before 15 January 2015.
Application: Main round junior application

Nursery admissions

If you child is born on or after 1 September 2011 they are not due to start reception until September 2016. You cannot apply for a reception place until after 1 September 2015.
Application: Applications for nursery places must be made directly to the school/nursery. You can contact the Family Information Service for advice.   

Primary school offer guidance

Parents that applied on time to start primary school or transfer from infant to junior school in September 2015 will find out the outcome of their application on 16 April. Find out what to do next.