Deadline looms to apply for school places

Parents are reminded that the deadline is looming to apply for school places for September 2017.

The closing date for parents to apply for their child to start school, or transfer from infant to junior school, in September is Sunday 15 January.

Applications can be made for children born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013 who are due to start school next September, as well as children in their last year of infant school who are due to transfer to junior school in September.

To apply online go to You can also download an application form if you prefer.

Parents are encouraged to apply online, but paper application forms are available on request by ringing 01275 884 078 or 884 014, or emailing