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If your child was born between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015, he/she should start school in September 2019.

To assist you with applying for a school place, please read the guide for parents - admission to blackpool primary schools 2018. primary school admissions brochure [PDF 1.82MB]


This provides you with essential information on the process of applying for a school/academy, and the criteria that is used to allocate places.  You need to apply for a place at a primary school, even if your child attends a nursery that is attached to the school.


The online admissions for the primary school year starting September 2019 opens on the 5 September 2018.

The closing date for primary applications is the 15 January 2019.  If you miss the deadline you should complete a paper application which is available from the Blackpool Council School Admissions Team, telephone 01253 476637.  An application submitted after the closing date will be classed as late.