Starting infant or primary school
Children can start school in reception at the beginning of the academic year following their fourth birthday.
When to apply
Children who were born between 1 September 2013 and 31 August 2014 can start primary school from September 2018.
See the table below to check when your child can start school.
- An academic year starts in September with what's known as the autumn term.
|Child born between||Start school from||Apply for a place from||Closing date for applications|
|01/09/2013 - 31/08/2014||September 2018||October 2017||15 January 2018|
|01/09/2014 - 31/08/2015||September 2019||October 2018||15 January 2019|
|01/09/2015 - 31/08/2016||September 2020||October 2019||15 January 2020
How to apply
The closing date has now passed for infant/primary/junior school applications for September 2018. If you've recently moved to Shropshire or not made an application for any reason please download the application form and send it directly to the Admissions Team.