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customer.service@shropshire.gov.uk

Telephone

0345 678 9000

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Shropshire Council
Shirehall
Abbey Foregate
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY2 6ND

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When can I apply?

Select the relevant school level from those listed below for details of start dates and application dates.

Please note, applications received after the closing dates stated (for all entry levels), without exceptional reasons, are not considered until all the applications received on time have been allocated.

If you do not make an application, your child will not receive a school place.

Starting primary / infant school

Children can start school in reception at the beginning of the academic year following their 4th birthday.  See the table below to check when your child can start school.

  • An academic year starts in September, known as the Autumn term.
Child born betweenStart school fromApply for a place fromClosing date for applications
01/09/2012 - 31/08/2013 September 2017  October 2016  15 January 2017 

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

 

Transferring from infant to junior school

Children who are in Year 2 at an infant school will transfer to junior school the following September and must make an application.

Child born betweenTransfer to junior school inApply for a place fromClosing date for applications
01/09/2009 - 31/08/2010 September 2017  September 2016  15 January 2017 

01/09/2010 - 31/08/2011 September 2018 September 2017 15 January 2018 
01/09/2011 - 31/08/2012 September 2019  September 2018  15 January 2019 

 

Transferring to secondary school

Children who are in Year 6 at primary school will transfer to secondary school the following September and must make an application.

Child born betweenTransfer to secondary school inApply for a place fromClosing date for applications
01/09/2005 - 31/08/2006 September 2017  September 2016  31 October 2016 

01/09/2006 - 31/08/2007 September 2018 September 2017 31 October 2017
01/09/2007 - 31/08/2008 September 2019 September 2018 31 October 2018

Contact

School Admissions Team
0345 678 9008
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