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Starting junior school

Information for parents and carers of children transferring from infant school (Year 2) to junior school (Year 3), starting in autumn 2024.

For children born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017.

Before you apply

Before submitting your application, it is important to find out as much information you can about the junior schools you are thinking of applying for, to ensure you make the right choice for your child.

Closing date - midnight on Monday 15 January 2024

All applications received after this date will be treated as late and will be dealt with after those received on-time and you are less likely to be offered a place at your preferred schools.

You will be able to make a late application from Wednesday 17 January 2024.

New to the area or wishing to change schools?

If you wish to apply for a school place starting now then please complete an in-year admission application.