Important dates in 2018 and 2019
|1 September 2018||The school application process starts. It's time to find out about schools in your area and apply for a school place|
|15 January 2019||The deadline to apply for a school place is at 11:59pm.
Applications are looked at and school places are decided.
|8 March 2019||The deadline to apply late for a school place with a good reason.
School applications are looked at and school places are decided.
|April 2019||Applications are looked at and school places are decided.|
|16 April 2019||National Offer Day.
If you applied online, you'll get an email from school admissions to let you know which school has offered you a place.
If you applied by post, a letter will be sent to you by first class post.
|1 May 2019||The deadline to accept or refuse the school place offered.
If you don't reply the offer could be removed.
|21 May 2019||Deadline to make an appeal if your child wasn't offered a place at one of the schools you listed as the first, second or third preference.|
|July 2019||Appeals are discussed at appeal hearings.
Children on waiting lists are offered school places as they become available.
|September 2019||Children start school.|
Download our school application guides for more information.