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Apply for a school place

Apply for a school place for September 2016

If your child lives in Nottinghamshire, you must apply for a school place through Nottinghamshire County Council, even if the schools you want are outside Nottinghamshire. If you are unsure whether you live in the area covered by Nottinghamshire County Council, you can find your home local authority using the DirectGov search facility.

 Admission round Date of birth  Apply online from  Closing date  Offer date 
 Primary to secondary transfer (year 7) 1 September 2004 to 31 August 2005  10 August 2015  31 October 2015  1 March 2016 
 Admission to studio school, university technology colleges (year 10) 1 September 2001 to 31 August 2002  10 August 2015  31 October 2015  1 March 2016 
 First admission to school (reception) 1 September 2011 to 31 August 2012  2 November 2015 15 January 2016  18 April 2016 
 Infant to junior transfer (year 3)  1 September 2008 to 31 August 2009  2 November 2015  15 January 2016  18 April 2016 

For all other applications please see details about how to apply in-year or contact us on 0300 500 8080.


Key information you should refer to before making your four preferences

 Contact us

For further information, please contact the Council:

  • Tel: 0300 500 80 80
  • Minicom: 01623 434993 
  • Or use our online form.

Apply online

The best way is to apply online.

You will need an email address to register and we recommend that you use the personal unique identification (UID) number for your child when applying.

You will receive an email confirming we have received your preferences and you may change your application at any time up to the closing date.

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