Timetable for applying for a primary school place
|Monday, 1 October 2018||The online admissions system opens for primary school places.|
|November 2018||If we hold details for your child, we'll write to you and encourage you to apply.|
November is the earliest time we can access the data from other agencies.
|Tuesday, 15 January 2019||
Closing date for applications|
Ensure your primary school application is submitted before this date. Otherwise you will need to apply for a late application.
|Friday, 22 February 2019||
Last date for any changes to the address in your application.|
|Tuesday, 16 April 2019||
National offer day.|
Follow the 4 step process for applying for a primary school place
Use the links below to follow the 4 step process for applying for a primary school place. Alternatively, you can view the 4 step application process by downloading the Primary School Admissions Booklet (9.8MB pdf)
Step 1 - decide on a primary school
Before deciding on your choice of primary school, find out about the different types of schools and do some research. This will help you make the right choice for your child.
Step 2 - what you need to know before applying for a primary school place
Information on admission policies and frequently asked questions about applying for a primary school place.
Step 3 - apply for a primary school place
Make your application for a primary school place, make a late application or an in-year transfer.
Step 4 - what happens after you apply for a primary school place
What happens after you've applied, when you'll receive your offer of a place, how to accept the offer, waiting lists and appeals.