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Apply for a school place

Online applications

You can no longer make an online application as the service has now closed.

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.  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 
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