Primary school places for September 2022
If your child's 4th birthday falls between 1 September 2021 and 31 August 2022, you need to apply for a primary school reception place, to start in September 2022.
You must apply using the link below if you live in Blackpool ( if you pay your council tax to Blackpool or receive housing benefit from Blackpool Council ).
Application will close 15 January 2022.
If you would prefere to apply using a paper application form, email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 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. 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 between||Starts primary school||Apply between|
|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
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