Admission to School - Information for Parents 2023-2024
In this section
When to apply
Admissions Application Timetable Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools - Schedule of Events
|Provision||Date of Birth range||Starting school||Deadline for application||Notification date||Appeals closing date|
|3-year old nursery education (Part-time)||1 September 2020 to 31 August 2021||January, April, September 2024||31 July 2023||October 2023||No right of appeal|
4-year old education 4 to 11 (Full-time)
|1 September 2019 to 31 August 2020||September 2023, January or April 2024||
31 January 2023
|16 April 2023 or the next working day||30 May 2023|
|Secondary education (Moving up from primary)||1 September 2011 to 31 August 2012||September 2023||20 December 2022||1 March 2023 or the next working day||12 April 2023|
Please note that early applications cannot be used as a criterion for giving priority in allocating places. All applications received up to the closing date are treated equally.
Applications received after the application closing deadline will not be considered until those received before the deadline have been awarded. Applications received after the closing date are less likely to be awarded a place at the preferred school parents applied for.