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10th October 2018
Apply online for your child to start Reception class in September 2019
If you have a child born between 1st September 2014 and 31st August 2015, he/she will be eligible to start school on 1st September 2019.
Applications should be made online at the following website –
The final closing date for online applications is 15th January 2019
We would strongly recommend that you visit your preferred schools and ensure that you read The ‘Primary School Admissions Criteria 2019 Information’ prior to submitting your application. In addition to this, most schools hold open days and evenings where parents and children can visit and talk to teachers and current pupils. Those schools that have submitted open sessions can be viewed here
If a school’s open sessions do not appear on the above link please contact them directly.
Online applications will receive an immediate email confirmation when the application is submitted. Those online applicants who have not provided an email address will receive an acknowledgment letter through the post. If you have not received an acknowledgement by (15 January 2019), then you should call Children’s Services to confirm that your application has been received.
Online applicants that submit their application with a valid email address will be sent an offer by email on 16th April 2019. Parents/Guardians who submitted an online application without a valid email address will be sent an offer letter by first class post on 16th April 2019, which should be delivered by the end of that week. Finally, please remember, you do not need to have the internet at home. You can apply online from any computer with internet access – such as in a library, an internet café or if you are able from a computer whilst at work.
If you have any questions about your child starting school, please do not hesitate to contact a member of Children’s Services on 0121 303 1888 where staff will be pleased to offer assistance.
E Harper (Mrs)