Admission to Primary School September 2019

Your child will be starting in the reception class in September 2019.  You now have the opportunity to express a preference for your preferred school.  Please apply on-line at and ensure you receive a reference number when the application is submitted.  This reference number can then be quoted in the event of a query and also ensures the application has been submitted.  If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail please re-submit.

In order to assist you with your decision, all schools will produce a prospectus giving full details of the school.

The Local Authority provides a ‘Guide to Education Services 2019’ detailing the admissions procedure.  A list of all schools is also available.

The ‘Guide to Education Services 2019’ is available on our website,  You will also find a list of frequently asked questions to assist in making your application.

It is important that you read the ‘Guide to Education Services 2019’ before completing your preference form so that you are aware of the oversubscription criteria and the school transport policy.

The timetable for primary school admissions is as below:-


Admission forms available to parentsParents’ consideration periodClosing date for receipt of formsAllocation places periodParents informed by:
01/10/1801/10/18 – 23/11/1823/11/1826/11/18 – 01/03/1916/04/19

All applications must be received by the closing date.  Any applications received after the closing date will be treated as late applications and considered after those received on time.