This year’s application round for Reception places for September 2020 is now open.
By law a child does not have to start school until the term following the fifth birthday. However, most children start school in the September following the fourth birthday.
When should I apply for my child to start school?
|If your child’s birth date is between:||Apply for a school place from:||Application Deadline:||School start in:|
|1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016||1 September 2019||15 January 2020||September 2020|
|1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017||1 September 2020||15 January 2021||September 2021|
|1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018||1 September 2021||15 January 2022||September 2022|
On 16th April 2020 letters will be dispatched to all parents who submitted an application form by the 15th January 2020 deadline, offering a place at one school. If you have been refused a place at your preferred school you can appeal.
Applications received after the January deadline will be considered after the first round and this means that the outcome of your application will not be determined until late June 2019 at the earliest.
Telephone: 01225 713010
Fax: 01225 713775