The closing date for applications for reception places for September 2014 was midday on 15 January 2014. Online applications are now closed. If you wish to apply for a reception class place, you must now complete a paper application form. All forms received after 15 January will be classed as late and will not be processed until after places have been offered to children who applied on time. The offer date for on time applications is 16 April 2014. Click here to download the paper application form.
Starting school in September 2014
If you have a child born between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010 then this section explains how to apply for a reception class place.
Before you apply read the following guidance and admission policies for each school you are interested in.
You must also consider the offers made last year as this gives a realistic idea of your child's chances of getting a place these are found in the booklet using the link below.
The closing date for applications for children due to start school in a reception class in the school year starting in September 2014 is midday (12 noon) 15 January 2014.
- How do I decide which schools to apply to?
- Find my nearest - school finder
- Admission policy for community schools
- How do you process my application?
- Offer day and beyond
Help and advice
If you would like further information and advice before, during or after the offers process, this website will always contain the most up to date information. You can also contact the Admissions and Information service on 0191 278 7878 (ask for school admissions) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
What else should you consider
Have you considered free school meals, home to school transport and school uniforms? Take a look at the other information relating to school admissions.
Download a full version of the admissions guidance