Apply for a school place

On 20 February the County Council agreed its school admission arrangements for 2018-19.

The new arrangements reinstate the previous priority given to pupils living out of catchment who have a sibling connection following the ruling of the School’s adjudicator on 31 January. There are also implications for parents who may have been affected by the sibling priority in 2016, and who have an application in for September 2017. You can read our full statement or view frequently asked questions [PDF] for more information.

If you are applying for a school place for September 2018 read the following information before completing the form.

For all other applications or details about how to apply in-year, read more about changing schools and in-year school places.

Please watch the video below before applying for a school place. The video explains how to apply for a school place. 

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If you are applying for a school place for September 2018 read the following information before completing the form.

Eligibility

View details of when to apply for school places.

The Admission to schools: Guide for parents contains important information about how to apply, how school places are allocated, and the extra help available to you and your child.

  • Applying for a secondary school place - Coming soon
  • First admission (reception) and transfer to junior/primary education (year 3) - Coming soon

You will need

  • your child’s full address (including postcode)
  • your child’s date of birth
  • an email account

What will happen next

It will take approximately 15 to 20 minutes to complete the application form.

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Apply for a place

Alternative ways to do this

You can also apply for a school place by contacting us on 0300 500 80 80 or by downloading and completing an application form [PDF].

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