Applying for a school place

Attention - school admissions and school appeals

Due to the current COVID-19 situation we envisage a serious delay to any in-year applications for school places. We recognise that our service is important to you and appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.

Download an update on school admission appeals - new government guidance

Apply for school placements in 2021/2022 for the following year groups.

This table displays the closing dates for school admission applications.
Year group Closing date for applications
Reception (born between 1 September 2016 - 31 August 2017) 15 January 2021
Infant/Junior (Year 2 into Year 3) 15 January 2021
Secondary (born between 1 September 2009 - 31 August 2010) 31 October 2020

If a child has an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) the closing date was 31 October 2020.

To submit a late application please use the following online form:

Visit our School Admissions Portal to apply for a school place

Useful information

Applying for school places for academic year 2021/2022

All new applications for home to school transport from September 2020 onwards will be considered under the new Home to School Transport Policy which will include in year applications.

The old home to school transport policy will only apply to any parent/carer applying for their child's primary or secondary education placement during the normal admissions round for school places for September 2020.

View information about home to school transport

Please note Ofsted have changed the way they inspect and report on schools, visit the GOV.UK website for information about the Education Inspection Framework.

Last updated: 18/01/2021 14:23

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