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Starting School in Leicester - Reception places 2015/16

Starting school 2014/15

For children born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011.

These pages provide information to parents and carers of children starting full-time school for the first time, moving on to full time school from a play group or nursery.


  • View your school place offer 

    To view your starting school place offer, available from 16 April 2015, please log in using your username and password.  Please note you will only be able to see your offer online if your application was made online.


  • Applying online - First Time Admissions 
     A Link will be inserted here when the process begins in November.    


Starting School in Leicester - Timetable

Date Event 
Week commencing 3 November 2014  - Application packs sent out
To be confirmed  - Online application process opens
Nov 2014 - Jan 2015  - Parents seek advice and visit schools
Nov 2014 - Dec 2015 - Computer help sessions
15 January 2015   - Applications deadline
16 April 2015  - Allocation day 


Admission to Primary/Infant School booklet - A guide for parents and carers (available from 3 November 2014)


Admission Policies and Supplementary Information Forms

View school admission policies and supplementary information forms required by own admission authority schools. 


If you are unable to apply online and  wish to make a paper application please email 


Further Information and Contacts:


School Admissions Service

Telephone: (0116) 454 1009

Fax: (0116) 373 7455




School Admissions Service,

Customer Service Centre,

York House, 

91 Granby Street, 
LE1 6FB. 


The Choice Advice Service

For impartial advice and information on applying for a school place.  You can contact the choice advice service.


Other Languages

We are able to interpret this information into other languages if required.  Please contact the School Admissions Team on 0116 454 1009.


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