Primary school places for September 2020
If you applied online, you will receive an email during the morning of 16 April. You will also be able to view your offer online through the link which will be available on this page.
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We cannot confirm offers with you over the telephone due to data protection.
If you submitted a paper application form you will receive your offer by post. This may arrive after 16 April.
If you applied after 15 January you may receive your offer after 16 April.
If you have still not applied you will need to complete a paper application. You can download a form - you will need a printer. Alternatively you can request a form by ringing 01253 476637.
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.
Usual starting dates
|Child born between||Starts primary school||Apply between|
|1 September 2015 - 31 August 2016
||September 2019 - January 2020
|1 September 2016 - 31 August 2017
||September 2020 - January 2021
|1 September 2017 - 31 August 2018
||September 2021-January 2022
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 2 Blackpool
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.
Summer born application