Finding the right school place for your child is important as a parent/carer. The admissions pages aim to provide you with all the information you need to apply for a school place. Please use the contact details on this page if you need further advice.
Some private organisations provide information on the availability of school places. You should always contact the School Admissions Team for up to date information.
Changing/joining a school during the school year - 'in-year' admissions
To apply to join a school or change schools during the school year, go to our Changing Schools In-year page.
Normal round admissions
|Starting infant/primary school||
For children born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018
Transfer to junior school
|For children born between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015 (attending an infant school in Cornwall)|
Transfer to secondary school
|For children born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011|
Starting at a university technical college or studio school
|Year 9 at a KS4 school (UTC or studio school) in another county in September 2022, such as Scott College in Plymouth.|
Consultation on Cornwall Council’s admission arrangements for community and voluntary-controlled primary and secondary schools 2023/24
Please visit our Admission Arrangements 2023/24 page for more details of the consultation.