Key dates

  Open date Close date Offer date
Primary 4 November 2019 15 Jan 2020 16 April 2020
Secondary 5 August 2019 31 October 2019 2 March 2020


Coordinated schemes

Primary

Including children starting school for the first time and infant to junior transfers.

Key dates for applications to primary schools
Stage Dates Action

1

By Friday 15 November 2019

Information distributed to known parents
[distribution from Monday 4 November 2019]

2

Wednesday 15 January 2020

National closing date for receipt of applications and any supplementary or supporting information including any special circumstances.

3

By Friday 31 February 2020

Exchange of application information between Nottinghamshire County Council and other local authorities for schools in their area

4

By Monday 10 February 2020

Nottinghamshire County Council sends details of applications to own admission authority schools within Nottinghamshire

5

Monday 10 February 2020

Last date for exceptional late applications and changes to preference to be received in order to be considered by the admission authority as on time. Proof of residence to be received.

6

By Monday 9 March 2020

Nottinghamshire County Council receives lists from own admission authority schools detailing, in admission oversubscription criteria order, who can be offered a place

7

From Friday 13 March 2020

Nottinghamshire County Council informs other local authorities of provisional offers

8

By Friday 3 April 2020

Nottinghamshire County Council determines provisional offers taking into account the ranking of preferences and will inform other local authorities of these provisional decisions

9

By Monday 6 April 2020

Nottinghamshire County Council informs other local authorities of final allocations

10

By Tuesday 14 April 2020

Nottinghamshire County Council informs all Nottinghamshire schools of final allocations

11

On Thursday 16 April 2020

Offers communicated to Nottinghamshire parents including offers on behalf of own admission authority schools and schools within other local authorities. Emails sent to Nottinghamshire parents who applied online who opted to receive an email. All other applicants sent a letter posted second class.

12

Monday 18 May 2020

Deadline for lodging an appeal

13

Monday 20 July 2020

Last date on-time appeals can be heard

Secondary

Including primary to secondary transfer and transfer to year 10 at a studio school.

Key dates for applications to secondary schools
Stage Dates Action

1

By Friday 6 September 2019

Information distributed to known parents
[distribution from Monday 5 August 2019]

2

Thursday 31 October 2019

National closing date for receipt of applications and any supplementary or supporting information including any special circumstances.

3

By Monday 11 November 2019

Exchange of application information between Nottinghamshire County Council and other local authorities for schools in their area

4

By Friday 29 November 2019

Nottinghamshire County Council sends details of applications to own admission authority schools within Nottinghamshire

5

Friday 29 November 2019

Last date for exceptional late applications and changes to  to be received by Nottinghamshire County Council in order for a decision to be made whether the application can be considered as on time. Proof of address to be received where relevant.

6

By Monday 13 January 2020

Nottinghamshire County Council receives lists from own admission authority schools detailing, in admission oversubscription criteria order, who can be offered a place

7

From Monday 13 January 2020

Nottinghamshire County Council determines provisional offers taking into account the ranking of preferences and will inform other local authorities of these provisional offers

8

By Friday 21 February 2020

Nottinghamshire County Council informs other local authorities of final allocations

9

By Friday 28 February 2020

Nottinghamshire County Council informs Nottinghamshire schools of final allocations

10

Monday 2 March 2020

Offers communicated to Nottinghamshire parents including offers on behalf of own admission authority schools and schools within other local authorities. Emails sent to Nottinghamshire parents who applied online who opted to receive an email. All other applicants sent a letter posted second class.

11

Monday 30 March 2020

Deadline for lodging an appeal

12

Tuesday 16 June 2020

Last date on-time appeals can be heard

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