Primary Admissions – The important dates

This information provides help and advice for parents whose children are starting school or transferring to a junior or middle school in September 2020. If you have difficulty understanding this information, or you need help with the application form, please phone us. You can ask for more help with translation or interpretation.

Closing date for school place applications –15 January 2020

Closing date for exceptional circumstance applications and all supplementary information – 7 February 2020

Primary admission outcome emails will be sent to people who applied online and outcome letters will be sent out by second class post to people who applied using a paper form – 16 April 2020

Closing date for receipt of appeal applications from parents who were notified of their outcome on 16 April 2020 – 18 May 2020

Ofsted are changing the way they inspect and report on schools.
With the new Education Inspection Framework coming into force in September 2019, they have written a short ‘explainer text’ for parents on how these changes will affect them.