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New to the area or wishing to transfer

New to Blackpool?

If you have moved or are planning to move to Blackpool and have school age children, you must complete a new to area admissions application form to apply for their school(s).

Please read the guidance notes on the form carefully before completing.

If you would rather have the form posted to you, you can email or ring 01253 476446 or 01253 476637.

Wanting to transfer your child to another Blackpool school?

Secondary school

If your child attends a Blackpool secondary school and you are thinking of transferring him or her to another Blackpool secondary school, you should make an appointment with their current school to discuss your reasons for wanting a move. 

An application form will be available from the school.

Primary school

If your child attends a Blackpool primary school and you wish to transfer him or her to another Blackpool primary school, you must complete the primary in-year application form. 

To obtain a copy, email or ring 01253 476637.

First day of term protocol for Blackpool school transfers

Blackpool schools and academies use a first day of term protocol.  If you apply for your child to transfer to another Blackpool school and a place can be offered , a start date will be given for the beginning of the next term.

Please see the links below for full information:

First day of term protocol


School admissions team

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