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For the new Primary Schools located at Marksbury Road and Avonvale Road please see the information on our Primary additional places update page.
If your child was born between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010 you must apply for a New Reception Primary school entry place.
The online applcation system for Reception Primary schools has now closed.
You may still apply by completing a paper application form (pdf, 260 KB)(opens new window) and return it by post or email.
This will be a 'late' application and will be considered after all on-time applications have been allocated.
Information about Primary schools
Before applying for a New Reception Primary school you should read the following information:
A guide for Parents and Carers (pdf, 4.0 MB)(opens new window) provides essential information on the different types of school and how to apply.
You can enter your postcode into our useful application to Find your nearest schools
- the furthest distance table (pdf, 112 KB)(opens new window) gives the furthest distance that places were offered in previous years where schools were oversubscribed.
12 September 2013
Admissions systems open
15 January 2014
Closing date for applications
16 April 2014
Results for all on-time applicaitons sent to parent/carers by 1st class post. At 10am, those who applied online will also be sent an email summarising their results.
30 April 2014
Deadline for parents to respond to offer
June 2014 onwards
Parents hear about re-allocated places
Appeals are heard
For information about delaying your child starting school until nearer their 5th birthday, please find the information on deferred entry (pdf, 29 KB)(opens new window).
If your child was born between 1 September 2002 and 31 August 2009 you will need to make an In Year admission application.
Work continues with the aim of providing more places. Details of these and the methods of applying for them will be published on the Primary additional places update page as appropriate.
The current admissions code of practice can be found on the Department for Education website.
Holymead Primary Important changes
Please read the information regarding the amalgamation of the two school sites on page 55 of the Guide
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