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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.

Information for 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.


  • You will be able to apply online from Thursday 6 November 2014.    


Starting School in Leicester - Timetable

The timetable for the application process is as follows:

  • Week commencing 3 November 2014: Application packs sent out
  • 6 November 2014: Online application process opens
  • Nov 2014 - Jan 2015: Parents seek advice and visit schools
  • Nov 2014 - Dec 2014: 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 send us an email.


More Information

For more information on the applications process, contact the Schools Admissions Service.

  • Telephone: (0116) 454 1009
  • Fax: (0116) 373 7455
  • Email:
  • Address: School Admissions Service, Customer Service Centre, York House, 91 Granby Street, Leicester 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.  Call us on 0116 454 1009 to access this service.


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