How places are offered
When we have received a valid application, along with the appropriate documentary evidence, we aim to process it within 20 school days*. If your application is incomplete, has errors or omissions, or falls outside of the timescales, your application could be delayed, we will advise you of any issues using the email address registered in your Citizen Portal account.
* If you applied from 1 May to 28 June for a place in the new school year (September) – you will get your offer of a place between 8 July and 15th July.
Accepting your offer for a school place
You will receive your offer by email and by letter (second class post). You can accept your offer through your Citizen Portal account that you used when you applied or contact the school.
- You will need to accept the school place that has been offered within ten school days. If you do not want to accept the place please contact the school as soon as possible.
- If your child’s name is on a school’s reserve list and a place becomes available, you will need to accept the place within five school days.
Frequently asked questions
Shelley - Admissions Manager
"Under no circumstances should you withdraw your child from their current school before an alternative school place has been allocated."
Contact us (Admissions Team)
OCT1221, Admissions team, The Octagon, Castle Hill, Cambridge, CB3 0AP
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