Changing school or joining a school during the school year ('in year')

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You can make an ‘in-year application' to change schools or join a school in Cornwall during the school year.

If you are moving house you will need to provide evidence of your new address.  There are more details on the next page.

Please read the information in each of the steps before submitting your application.  This will help you to understand the process.

Schools outside Cornwall

To find out how to apply for schools outside of Cornwall you will need to contact the local authority for that school.

Admission arrangements

These pages describe the processes that are in the Co-ordinated In-year Admissions Scheme 2021-22

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