Apply for a reception class place in September 2021

Please read our information on how we are supporting residents and businesses, as well as information on affected services.

Was your child born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017? If so, you will need to apply for a school place for September 2021. The deadline for applications was 15 January 2021.  

When will I find out which school has been allocated for my child?

You will be sent an email on 16 April 2021 (if you applied by 15 January 2021).

The email will be sent during the day - you should receive your email by midday.

It will have a link to a letter telling you your allocation. If you applied using a paper application we will send you a letter in the post confirming your allocation.
If you do not receive your email please check your spam folder.

Remember you can also log back in to your Parent Portal account to check your allocation.

Make a late application

You can apply online for a school place using the link below.

Please note that the national deadline for applications (15 January 2021) has now passed. If you are applying now the late application process will be followed. Please refer to the booklet below for more information.

All of the information you need to consider when applying and what happens next can be found in the information booklet:

Please read this information before applying for a place. It will help you to understand how the admissions process works. This includes how places will be allocated. You may also find the admissions mythbuster useful.

If you have applied in the past for an older child the system has now changed from Citizen Portal to Parent Portal.  You will need to create a new account with Parent Portal to apply this year.

Register and apply for a reception class place

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