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Apply for a school place

Apply for a school place for September 2015, as part of the normal admissions round

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.  The online application process has now closed.  If you have not yet made an application for a school place for September 2015, you need to contact us on 01623 433499.  This is for the following applications only:

  • reception (starting school for the first time)
  • infant to junior transfer (year 3)
  • primary to secondary transfer (year 7)
  • admission to a 14-19 school (year10)

For all other applications please see details about how to apply in-year.

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.

Primary offer day - 16 April 2015

If you applied online, offer emails will start to be generated between 8.00am and 8.30am on 16 April 2015. 

  • Outcome and acceptance

    •  we are unable to provide information regarding offers over the telephone, please wait for your offer email or letter.  All letters will be posted 2 nd class on 16 April 2015

    • if you made an online application you must accept the offer of the school place online  

    • if you are emailing to accept the offer of a school place, our records will be updated accordingly and you need take no further action.  The offered school will contact you to confirm start dates and/or visits

    Appeals

     

    If you wish to appeal a decision information, please see appeal information  

    Waiting lists

    For enquiries regarding the waiting lists for community and voluntary controlled schools only, contact the school admissions team on 01623 433499.

    For all other schools please contact the school directly.

    Late applications

    If you have submitted a late application this will be processed after 1 May 2015.

    Change of address

     

    If you are emailing details of a new address, we will update our records accordingly.  If we need additional information in respect of your house move we will contact you in due course.   

Secondary national offer day - 2 March 2015

You can find your catchment area school.  The best way to apply is online.  If you cannot apply online, you can contact the school admissions team on 01623 433499 for help with making an application [PDF].

Key information which you should refer to before making your 4 preferences:

Admission to school at all other times

Applications for school places at all other times (known as in-year applications) are dealt with differently.   If you have not already applied for a school place for September 2014 you should contact us on 0300 500 8080.

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 to apply is online.

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

You will not be able to apply online after the closing date.

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