Getting your child into Staining School
When To Apply
Children can start reception year at primary school from the September after their fourth birthday. However, by law children don’t have to start school until the beginning of the term after their fifth birthday. when to apply.
Applications for children starting primary school open from 1st September through to the middle of January the following year. See apply for a school place for more info. Applications must be completed online via the Lancashire County Council website, or Blackpool Council website (depending on where you pay your council tax)
If you have indicated on the application form that you will be sending supporting information (from your doctor or health visitor for example) please send it to your local area education office as soon as possible.
If you have submitted your application and need to change details (email address or contact number), please contact the local authority that you have applied to with your change of details as soon as possible.
The deadline to apply for children starting primary school in September is during the month of January. If you missed this deadline you can still make a late application, although priority will be given to those applications that are received on time.
The Local Authority will email the primary school your child has been offered during working hours in April. Parents will receive a notification offer to the e-mail address that was given on the application around the same time. Please allow a full day for your email to arrive before you contact the school.
The school will contact you to confirm the place, please respond directly to the school when they contact you. If the offer is not one of your preferred schools or academies this is because other applicants had higher priority within the determined admission arrangements.
We'll be happy to answer any Pre-Application questions
WANT TO READ MORE ABOUT THE PROCESS?
Visit the Lancashire County Council website with the full information.