Applying for year of entry to:
If your child was born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016 and you currently live in Cambridgeshire you will need to apply for a primary school place - reception, for September 2020.
If your child was born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013, and attends an infant school, they are due to transfer to Year 3 at a junior school in September 2020 and will need to make an application.
If your child was born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011, and attends a first school, they are due to transfer to Year 5 at a middle school in September 2020 and will need to make an application.
- The first admissions round has now closed (deadline 15 January 2020) if you submitted your application during the first round you will receive your offer on 16 April 2020
- If you have not applied, or want to change your preferences. You must submit a late application before the deadline of 30 April 2020. You will receive your offer on 18 May 2020.
- If you wish to apply for a school place that is not the school’s natural year of entry (For example a year 3 or year 5 place at a primary school), please complete an in-year admission application.
- If you want to apply for school place that is not for the start of the next academic year (September 2020) please complete an in-year admission application.
Before you apply for a school place
- Check you are applying to the correct council. If you are a Cambridgeshire resident you will make your application through the Cambridgeshire Admissions Team, even if you want to apply for a school outside of Cambridgeshire.
- Make sure you read the guidance documents below. If your application is incomplete, or incorrect it could be delayed, or cancelled. You will be asked to confirm you have read and understood the guidance during the online application process.
Applying for a primary, junior or middle school place
You must apply online using our late application form.
Please use our enquiry form and select school admissions from the drop down menu.
You may also be interested in:
Ofsted is changing how it inspects schools
Free school meals
Help with school and learning costs
Ofsted inspection reports
Ofsted parent view
Department for Education - performance tables
Department for Education - school admissions code