Applying for a reception school place and transferring from infant to junior school (year 3) – September 2024
I write to inform you that applications for a reception school place and transferring from infant to junior school (year 3) – September 2024 opens on today, Monday 6 November 2023 for children living in Nottinghamshire.
Children who are 5 years old between 1 September 2024 and 31 August 2025 or who are transferring from an infant school (year 2) to junior school (year 3) in September 2024, and require a school place for September 2024, need to apply before the closing date of 15 January 2024.
Please help us promote the importance of applying on time as it increases the chances of parents being offered one of their preferred schools, a leaflet is attached for you to share electronically with parents as appropriate.
All known Nottinghamshire children eligible to apply will be sent an application pack to their home address today, Monday 6 November 2023. Children who live outside of Nottinghamshire should contact their home local authority for information about applying.
We recommend that parents apply online at www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/admissions, they will then be able to view the outcome of their application on National Offer Day 16 April 2024. For those parents who do not apply online, and do not provide an email address, their outcome will be posted 2nd class on 16 April 2024 and no outcomes can be given over the telephone.
Parents are encouraged to read the oversubscription criteria carefully for their preferred schools and use all 4 preferences.
Please direct parents to our website www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/admissions where they can find a wide range of useful information regarding the admissions process in the Admissions to schools: Guide for parents 2024-2025 and the Admissions to schools: School information 2024-2025.
Thank you for your help.
Nottinghamshire County Council