Applying for a Primary School Place
Applying for place in Reception in primary and infant schools for September 2021
If your child’s 4th birthday falls between 1st September 2020 and 31st August 2021, you will need to apply for their primary school place for September 2021.
Applying for a Year 3 place in Junior School for September 2021
If your child is due to move on to Junior School in September 2021 having completed the infant phase of their education and you now need to apply for a Junior School place for your child.
How to apply
The easiest and quickest way to apply is online at www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/admissions
The application process opens on 10th September 2020 and you will need to register using an email address. Alternatively, you may wish to complete a paper application form which you can request from the School Admissions Team (contact details below).
You may also download a copy of the ‘Applying for a Primary School Place in Northamptonshire 2021/22’ prospectus from our website and you are advised to read this carefully before making your application.
Closing date for applications
Your application form must reach us by 5 p.m. on 15th January 2021. Failure to do this may affect your chances of obtaining a place for your child at your preferred schools.
You will find helpful information in relation to making your application throughout our webpages - www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/admissions.
Alternatively, if you have any queries, you may contact us using the email address or telephone number below.
t. 0300 126 1000