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Apply for a primary school place

Primary school places for September 2023

You can apply online using the link below.  To register, you need a valid email address.  If you have registered before, please check your account details and update when you log on.

 

Paper applications

If you prefer to apply using a paper application form, to obtain one contact us by email schoolaccess@blackpool.gov.uk or telephone 01253 476637

Important information

If you have a child already attending your preferred school, you still must complete an application form for the child starting reception in2023

Children who attend a nursery that is attached to a school or academy do not automatically move into reception. 

Attendance at a nursery is  not  taken into consideration when places in the reception classes are being allocating. 

You can find the criteria that is used for allocating places in reception classes in the guide for parents booklet or on the school/academy's website. A link to the guide is in the additional information section on this page.  A paper copy can be obtained from the school admissions team.

Usual starting dates
Child born betweenStarts primary schoolApply between
1 September 2018 - 31 August 2019 September 2023 1 September 2022 - 15 January 2023

Summer-born deferring or delaying school entry

Please read the information about summer born children if you are considering requesting a deferment.

Summer born guidance

If you wish to apply for a full year's deferment with a reception start, please complete the application below. You must also complete the main application for primary school.

Complete a summer born application

Contact

School admissions team

PO Box 4, Blackpool, FY1 1NA
Telephone 01253 476637/01253 476474