The Guide for Parents
Download the latest Guide for Parents which has been updated for starting school in September 2021 (if you referred to the guide prior to 12 September, we recommend you recheck it before making an application).
Our guide helps parents and carers with children:
- starting or changing primary/infant school
- starting or changing junior school
- starting or changing secondary school
School admissions and appeals
The Guide for Parents contains information on school admissions and appeals processes as well as information on 'in-year' applications for school places, admissions statistics and oversubscription criteria.
See further information on the schools admissions process including:
School catchment areas
When making an application, see guidance on school catchment areas to find out which is your local school; download maps of school catchment areas or view view school catchment area maps online - if you're unable to view maps contact School Services for support.