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Transfer to Junior School in September 2017

The closing date for applications for a junior school in September 2017 was 15th January 2017.  If you have not yet made an application, please read the following information:

If you live in Cumbria and your child is currently in Year 2 at an infant school, they will be due to junior or primary in September 2017.  You must apply to Cumbria County Council for a primary or junior school place, under the Local Authority's Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme.

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The closing date for applications was 15th January 2017.  If you have not yet made an application to transfer to junior or primary school in September 2017, please contact the School Admissions Team as soon as possible (contact details available on the right-hand side of this page).

 

If you have not yet made an application to transfer to junior or primary school in September 2017, you need to do this as soon as possible.

Before you apply for a school place, please make sure that you have read through the 'Transfer from Infant to Junior School in Cumbria' important information below.  If you need a hard copy of the booklet, please contact the School Admissions and Appeals Team (contact details available on the right-hand side) and we will send a copy to you.  Copies are also available to view in all infant and primary schools and public libraries in Cumbria.  Page 9 of the booklet explains what happens to applications that are received after the closing date of 15th January 2017.

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The online application process closed on 15th January 2017.  If you have not yet made an application to transfer to a junior or primary school in September 2017, you need to do so as soon as possible.

You can complete a Word version of the application form and return it by email to: school.admissions@cumbria.gov.uk  or you can print a (PDF) version, complete it by hand and return to your child's current school.  You can also request a copy of the form from the School Admissions and Appeal Team (contact details available on the right-hand side).

You are NOT able to complete an online application However, if you submitted an online application in January 2107 you can access your application to see where your child has been allocated a place:

ACCESS YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

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If you live outside Cumbria, you need to apply through your own Local Authority, even if you want to apply for a place in a Cumbrian school.  You must confirm that you have read the booklet and provided accurate information before submitting your application.

Contact us

School Admissions and Appeals
Children & Families Services
Cumbria County Council
117 Botchergate 
Carlisle
CA1 1RD

Telephone: 01228 221582

Email:
school.admissions
@cumbria.gov.uk