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School Admissions

Information about the admissions process and related education matters is contained in the Guide to Education Services (attached below). Before applying for a place it is important that you read this document as this will help you with your application. 

Your child can start in a reception class at a primary school in the September following the child’s 4th birthday.

You may defer entry to the reception class until later in the school year but by law your child must start school by the term after their 5th birthday.

Guide to Education Services 2017

Guide to Education Services 2016

Schools list

To access the forms below please expand the information by clicking the + on the green bar.

Online Forms Important Information

Please note the online forms have been developed to work with Google Chrome and not Internet Explorer, therefore you will need to install Google Chrome internet browser to complete and submit.

Please make sure:-

  1. Your telephone number is completed,
  2. An email address is entered to receive verification your form has been submitted successfully
  3. Your correct address and postcode is entered.

Application for Secondary School (Year 7) for September 2017

Starting secondary school in September 2017

You can now apply online for a place in Secondary school for September 2017.

The closing date for receipt of applications for admission to Year 7 in September 2017 is 4 November 2016.

Applications received after the closing date will be considered as late applications. This means that your child may have less opportunity to be allocated to your preferred school if your application is received after the closing date.

If you want to transfer to another school at any other time during the school year, please see Changing Schools during the school year.

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  • Only the person(s) with parental responsibility for a child can apply for admission.
  • Where there is shared parental responsibility all parents should be in agreement about the preferences listed in the application. It is the parents' responsibility to come to this agreement.
  • The Local Authority (the LA) will only accept the pupil's home address and not that, for example, of a child-minder or grandparent. The LA may request proof of address and may carry out checks to validate an application.
  • A school place can be withdrawn if fraudulent information is provided on the application.
  • You will need to consider how to get your child to school when making your preferences. Free school transport is normally only provided to the nearest suitable secondary school if it is more than 3 miles from the home address (please see "Home to school Transport Policy" for full details).
  • Non-EU residents must provide a photocopy of their visa before the LA can consider an application.
  • If no preference is given, or the application form is submitted late then it will be less likely that a child will be able to attend the school of your preference. In the event of oversubscription to a school, applications for places will be dealt with by applying the admissions oversubscription criteria as detailed in the Guide to Education Services September 2017 (new window)
  • Expressing a school preference does not guarantee admission to that chosen school but it will give your child priority over children whose parents have not expressed a preference for that school on application.
  • In completing this online application, you agree to provide an email address which we will use to acknowledge receipt of your application.
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Application for Reception for September 2017

Appication forms will be available here from 3 October 2016.

Apply for admission to Nursery in September 2017

Application forms will be available here from 3 January 2017

Changing schools during the school year

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If you move home and need a place at a new school, or if you wish to transfer your child to a new school due to problems at your present school it is strongly recommended that you discuss this with your current Headteacher first.

If you still wish to change schools please complete a School Transfer form, which is available below.

Please read these important notes and tick to confirm that you understand and agree before you complete this application to transfer to another school.

  • You are strongly advised to discuss any issues or concerns you have with your child's current headteacher before you apply for a place at another school.
  • This application form can only be completed by the legal parent, carer or guardian of the child.
  • We will aim to process your application within 10 school days.
  • Where there is shared parental responsibility all parents should be in agreement about the preferences listed in the application. It is the parents? responsibility to come to this agreement.
  • We may request proof of address./li>
  • A school place granted on the basis of fraudulent information may be withdrawn.
  • A place in the Nursery clasa at a preferred school does NOT guarantee a place in Reception class - the application process starts afresh.
  • You will need to consider how to get your child to school when making your preferences. Free school transport is normally only provided to the nearest suitable school if it is more than 2 miles from the home address for Reception - Year 6 applications, or more than 3 miles from the home address for Year 7 - Year 11 applications.
  • You may express a preference for English or Welsh medium education, or faith-based education.
  • If you would like to apply for school places for more than one child, you must submit one application form for each child.
  • In completing this online application form, you agree to provide an email address, which we will use to acknowledge receipt of your application.
  • If you are a non-EU resident, you must provide a copy of your visa before we can consider any application for a school place.
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For General Enquires only:-

Submit an enquiry - Primary School

Submit an enquiry - Secondary School