Coronavirus (COVID-19):

Coronavirus remains a serious health risk. It’s important to stay cautious and help protect yourself and others. Please continue to follow national government advice.

Apply online

Please read the parent’s guide to applying online before applying: Parents guide on how to complete an online application

Applications open on 1 October 2021 and the national closing date is (11:59PM) on 15 January 2022.

It is important that you apply on time as any applications received after the 15 January 2022 will be classed as late applications and will be processed after the national offer day of 19 April 2022 and late applicants are less likely to be offered a place at any of their preferred schools.

Remember to list three different primary schools

Apply online

  • List up to three primary schools in order of your preference.
  • Make sure you have read the admission arrangements for the schools you are interested in and know how likely it is that your child will be offered a place, though late applicants are less likely to be offered a place at one of their preferred schools.
  • If you have chosen any schools that require you to complete a supplementary information form, request the form from that school and send that form directly back to the school.

Submit your online application form

  • You will receive email confirmation that you have submitted your application form. Please check this is correct.
  • IMPORTANT: if you amend your preferences, please ensure you re-submit your application form otherwise your application will not be processed.
  • We will take your final submission as the application to process.
  • Please do not use this form if your child has an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP). Information about the Reception Class process for children with special educational needs is available here: SENDIAS

Other useful information

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  • If you require any further information after reading all the information on the website please call Children’s Services on 0121 303 1888.
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