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Applying to start primary school

If your child was born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013, you will need to apply for a reception class place for September 2017. The deadline for applications is 11.59pm on 15 January 2017.

When applying for a reception class place it's very important to follow the correct procedures so that your applications runs as smoothly as possible. Follow these steps to apply for a reception class place.

  1. Deciding which schools to apply for
  2. Carefully consider the admissions criteria for schools

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Children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities

Most children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities can get the support they need at local mainstream schools. Please apply using the information above.

If your child has a statement of special educational needs or an education, health and care plan, please do not apply using the information above. You need to follow a different admissions process.

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