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National offer date for primary and junior schools is Tuesday 16 April 2019

If you have submitted an online application for a primary or YR3 junior school place before the national deadline of 15 January 2019, you will be able to view the outcome of your application online from Tuesday 16 April 2019 after 8am. Please note, decision(s) will not be available before then. You will need your username and password so you can view the outcome of your application.

If you have forgotten your username or password, you will be able to reset it by clicking on the relevant link. Both links can be found on the home screen of the online application system.

All online applicants will also be sent a letter confirming the outcome of the application. Letters will be posted out second class on Tuesday 16 April, so applicants should receive their letters within a couple of days. No decision on applications will be conveyed over the telephone.

If you have submitted an online application, you must accept or decline the offer of a school place by Tuesday 30 April 2019 using the online system. The online system will close at midnight on Tuesday 30 April 2019.


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If you have submitted a paper application for a primary or YR3 junior school place before the national deadline of 15 January 2019, the outcome of your application will be posted out to you second class on 16 April 2019.

This is the date that the letter will be posted and not the date that you will receive it. No decisions on applications will be conveyed over the telephone.

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Details on how to appeal for any school which your child has been refused a place at, as well as details on how to add your child's name to the waiting list, will be contained within the outcome letter. Find out more about appeals.

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Only one offer of a school place for each child can be held at any one time. This means that if you submit a new application for your child, your new preferences will automatically supersede any preferences named on your earlier application. If any of your new preferences are agreed, the place previously offered will automatically be withdrawn.

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Last updated: 9 April 2019 | Last reviewed: 9 April 2019