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Apply for a primary school place 2023/2024

How to apply for a primary school place for the 2023/2024 school year. This includes infant and junior school places.

Applications for the normal year of entry

If you have not yet made an application or wish to make a further application for a primary (including infant and junior) school, please complete a paper application form (CAF1) (PDF, 206KB).

Further information is within the step by step below.

In-year applications

Parents and carers can make an in-year application for their child to go to a new school:

  • during the school year
  • at the start of the school year but in a different age group from the school's normal year of entry

Further information is within the step by step below.

School Admission guides and list of schools

Full details relating to information on this page can be found in the following: 

Search the list of schools' details, admissions policies and Supplementary Information Forms for the 2023/2024 school year

Please be aware: You must consider how your child will travel to and from school before you apply for a school place. Your child might not be eligible for funded school travel to their catchment area school if this is not the nearest suitable school.

Applying for a primary school place: step by step