Starting school

Information for parents and carers of children starting full-time school for the first time, and moving on to full time school from a playgroup or nursery starting autumn 2015 or 2016.

Further information

National offer day

For applications received on or before 15 January 2015

The national offer day for starting school applications was Thursday 16 April 2015.

Parents who applied online will have received an email informing them of the outcome of their application.

Parents who applied using a paper application received their decision letter in the post, these will be posted out on the 16 April 2015, by second class post.   If you have not received your offer letter please complete the form below.

The following forms are available to help with your school admission:

If you are unhappy with your school allocation you have the right to appeal.

Starting school transfer timetable - Autumn 2015

The deadline for applying for a school place online to start school in autumn 2015 has closed. You will need to complete a general application form if your child will be starting school in autumn 2015.  Please note this will be treated as a late application.

Transfer process Dates
Closing date for applications January 2015
Allocation emails (if requested at time of online application) 16 April 2015
Allocation letters sent out 16 April 2015 (second class post)

 

Starting school transfer timetable - Autumn 2016

Transfer process Dates
Application letter posted to parents November 2015
Online applications open November 2015
Closing date for applications January 2016
Allocation emails (if requested at time of online application) April 2016
Allocation letters sent out April 2016 (second class post)