New to the area or wishing to transfer

The New to Area In year admission form or the Primary School Transfer Form must be completed for all children arriving in Blackpool or transferring between primary schools within Blackpool.  

Please ensure you read the instruction included with the New to Area Application Form

New to area admission form [PDF 68KB]

Primary Transfer Application Form [PDF 106KB]

If you want to transfer your child's Blackpool secondary school, you must contact the school your child attends and discuss the reasons why you are requesting a school transfer.  The school will explain the school transfer process.

First day of term protocol - school transfers

Blackpool schools and academies will be using a first day of term protocol from 6 November 2017.  All transfers submitted before the end of a term and where a place can be offered, will be given a start date at the beginning of the next term.

Please see the links below for full information.

First Day of Term Protocol 2017

First Day of Term Information for Parents


School admissions team

PO Box 4, Blackpool, FY1 1NA
Telephone 01253 476446/01253 476637//01253 476833