Important dates in 2022 and 2023
|1 September 2022
||The school application process starts. It's time to find out about schools in your area and apply for a school place
|15 January 2023
||The deadline to apply for a school place is at 11:59pm.
Applications are looked at and school places are decided.
|8 March 2023
||The deadline to apply late for a school place with a good reason.
School applications are looked at and school places are decided.
||Applications are looked at and school places are decided.
|17 April 2023
||National Offer Day.
If you applied online or give and email address, you'll get an email from school admissions to let you know which school has offered you a place.
If you applied by post and don't have an email address, a letter will be sent to you by first class post.
|1 May 2023
||The deadline to accept or refuse the school place offered.
If you don't reply the offer could be removed.
|16 May 2023
||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.
||Appeals are discussed at appeal hearings.
Children on waiting lists are offered school places as they become available.
||Children start school.
View our school application guides for more information.