Admissions

Primary school applications are open

If your child was born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011, they will be due to start Primary School in September 2015. You can apply online:

20 November 2014 - 15 January 2015.

Apply for a school place

Calderdale Council co-ordinates admissions to all schools within Calderdale. If you live within Calderdale , you must complete a Calderdale online application, even if you wish to choose a school outside the Calderdale area as one of your preferences. Parents of children resident outside Calderdale, who want to apply for a Calderdale school must apply through their home local authority. To apply online is easy:

Apply for a school place online

If you require any additional assistance with applying for a school place then chat online with one of our dedicated customer care advisers.

Before you apply

  1. Check Admission process for key dates and frequently asked questions
  2. Find schools: Search for schools in Calderdale
  3. Preference up to five schools - you can find out more about Calderdale schools by checking:
    1. Admission criteria including catchment areas and feeder schools
    2. Admission figures
    3. National performance tables
    4. OFSTED Reports|External link
    5. Open evenings
    6. Travel to school
    7. Search for schools

Re-allocations

Parents who are not happy with the school place they have been offered can request the name of their child to be added to a re-allocation list for school places. For more information, go to Re-allocations.

Late applications

Late applications will be considered after all applications received before the closing date. For more information, go to Late applications.

In-year transfers

If you wish to transfer your child to another school or if you need a school place at any time other than transferring from nursery to primary school, or from primary school to secondary school, you will need to apply as an in-year transfer. For more information, go to In-year transfers.

Last Updated: 20/11/2014