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Apply for a school place

Our school admissions team is currently unable to receive phone calls for applications for secondary school places, however you can still apply online.

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.

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.

Applications for secondary school places can be made between 11 August 2014 and 31 October 2014 for those children:

  • transferring from primary school (year 6) to secondary education (year 7)
  • applying for a place at a 14-19 school (year 10). 

Applications for primary school places can be made between 3 November 2014 and 15 January 2015 for those children:

  • who are 5 years old between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016 (reception year)
  • transferring from infant school (year 2) to junior education (year 3). 

You can find your catchment area school. The best way to apply is online. Help with making an application [PDF] is available.

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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