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If your child was born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013 they are due to start primary school in September 2017. Where your child currently attends an infant school and they were born between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010 they are due to transfer to junior school in September 2017. The online application form to apply for a school place for September 2017 will open no later than 19 September 2016.


Apply to start primary or junior school for the first time

You can apply online 24/7 for a primary school place from 19 September 2016. It is your responsibility to ensure you have read all of the information provided to you via this website before applying online.

If you live within North Yorkshire and your child was born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012 your child will be eligible to start primary school at the start of the academic year 2016-17 and you will need to apply for a reception place for September 2016.

If you do not live in North Yorkshire you will need to apply to your home authority.

See the starting primary school - start dates page for more information.

Access your online account

If you already have an account you can log in to:

  • Start a new application or continue an application;
  • View your application; or
  • View your school offer when school places are allocated.

If you do not have an account you apply online for a school place by registering below.

Please note: You may experience some technical difficulties if you are using a handheld device or tablet to apply online. We recommend you use a standard desktop PC or laptop to make your application.

Once you have created an account you will be able to complete an application for a school place for September 2016. See more information about the school admissions application form here.

Application deadline

You must complete the application form as soon as possible and no later than 15 January 2016. This is to allow the authority to allocate a school place for your child in accordance with our agreed scheme for coordinating admissions.

Important information about admissions

 See the information to consider page for important information about admissions.

Need help?

You can access frequently asked questions about admissions, view location and statistical information about our schools, view admissions policies, find out about support that is available to you and view details of the appeals process.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact our admissions team.

In-year applications

If you intend to apply in-year for a school place, for example sometimes children need to move school at times other than entry to reception, year 6 transfer to secondary school or transfer to middle school, then you should apply here.

This page was last updated on 16 June 2016