Primary school applications open

Westfield school

Westfield school

Applications for City of York Council primary school places for September 2016 have opened at www.york.gov.uk/schooladmissions.

 

Parents and carers of children born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012, are invited to apply for a place in the reception class at their chosen York state primary school.

All details and answers to frequently asked questions can be found at www.york.gov.uk/guideforparents. The guide, updated for 2016 admissions, contains information on school admissions and appeals processes as well as information on admissions statistics, oversubscription criteria and other information for parents and carers. Also online are details for service families and information on fair access.

School contact details are also available through this website, to help parents and carers to find out when any open days might be held or to arrange school visits.

A spokesman said: “We have enough places for all known primary school children in York. While the national deadline for applications is 15 January 2016 and seems a long way off, we would advise parents to consider and act on this important matter as soon as possible. They will be told which school their child has a place at on 18 April 2016.”

For more detailed information, please email: education@york.gov.uk or call 01904 551 554.

 

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