Admission Arrangements

As a voluntary controlled school, our admissions arrangements are set by City of York Council as the admissions authority for our school. Details of the admissions policies that apply can be found here. For any queries about the admissions policy or process you can email education@york.gov.uk or call 01904 551554.

Will your child start reception in September 2019?

You should apply for your child to start primary or infant school by the 15th of January in the school year your child turns 4. For entry in the September 2019 school year, children will have been born between 1st September 2014 and 31st August 2015.

Click to download the 2019 Guide for Parents from the CYC website

Please read the Guide for Parents when applying for a school place, as it contains key information on school admissions.  You can also find the Guide to School Catchment Areas online.  We also advise you to keep checking on the City of York Council Admissions site to keep updated with key dates throughout the year.

Applications for a place in Reception starting in September 2019 opened on Wednesday 12th September 2018, the deadline for applications was Tuesday 15th January 2019 and National Offer Day, when families are informed where their child has been allocated a place, is Tuesday 16th April 2019. Late applications can still be made.

We expect that applications for entry into Reception in September 2020 will open in September 2019 and will update this information when this happens.

Key Dates for the City of York Council Admissions Process
12th September 2018 – applications can be made for September 2019 entry to Reception

15th January 2019 – Deadline for applications

16th April 2019 – National Offer Day

4th June 2019 – Appeal forms to be returned

June-July 2019 – Admission appeals heard

September 2019 – Applications for the September 2020 entry into Reception expected to open