How to apply for Reception school place for September 2024
If your child’s date of birth falls between 01.09.2019 and 31.08.2020 then they will start school in September 2024. You can apply for a school place between 01 September 2023 and 15 January 2024.
The following information may also help with your application, please click here for further guidance. This link will provide you with all the information you require in order to make an application as part of the admissions process.
Please note that the local authority decides our admission arrangements.
Appeal for a School Place
If your child has been refused a school place and you wish to appeal, please click on the link below:
or you can ring the Customer Service Centre – 0300 123 6707
or you can visit the Lancashire Learning and Information Exchange in Burnley or Preston where someone will be available to assist you
How to apply for a school place during the year:
Generally, children can be admitted to a school at the start of a term; in September, January or April.
To apply for an ‘In Year’ school place you can click on the link below and complete the form direct on the Lancashire County Council Website:
OR: you can also apply using the ‘In Year Application Form’ below and either post to Preston or email to the East Pupil Access Team
For children with EHCP, Local Authority will consult with schools on an individual basis to ascertain if the setting being approached can provide the provision to meet the needs of the child, prior to then being named on the EHCP.
Click on the ‘Springfield Owls’ to access the In Year Application Form
|In Year Application Form