Apply for a primary school place
If your child was born between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015, they are due to start primary school in September 2019.
The first round for primary school applications closed on Tuesday 15 January 2019. If you missed this deadline, you will need to apply for a primary school place in the second round which runs from Wednesday 16 January until Thursday 2 May 2019. Please view our timetable below for dates.
Before you apply
Before applying for a primary school place, we recommend that you read our First Steps booklet. This will explain the application process from start to finish. The booklet also contains a list of all the primary schools in Cambridgeshire, along with their catchment areas and allocation criteria.
We also encourage you to find out more about Cambridgeshire schools by:
- Checking you're applying to the correct council
- Reading our First Steps booklet
- Reading about the different types of schools
- Checking your catchment area
- Reading Ofsted reports
- Checking Department for Education performance tables
- Viewing allocation data for previous academic years
Apply for a place
If you are applying for a primary school place during the second round of admissions, you must make your application using our paper form below.
|Dates applications will be accepted from||Closing date for applications||Date offers will be made|
|First round of applications (closed)||Thursday 1 November 2018||Tuesday 15 January 2019||Tuesday 16 April 2019|
|Second round of applications (open)||Wednesday 16 January 2019||Thursday 2 May 2019||Monday 13 May 2019|
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Further help and information
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 0345 045 1370
Fax: 01223 727 941
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