Transfer to Junior School in September 2018

The closing date for applications for a Year 3 place at a junior or primary school in September 2018 was 15 January 2018.  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 2018.  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 15 January 2018.  If you have not yet made an application to transfer to junior or primary school in September 2018, please contact the School Admissions and Appeals Team as soon as possible (contact details on the right-hand side of this page).

If you have not yet made an application for your child to transfer to a junior or primary school in Year 3 in September 2018, you need to do so as soon as possible.

Before you apply for a school place, please make sure that you read through the 'Transfer from Infant to Junior School in Cumbria' booklet.  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 of this page) 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 15 January 2018.

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The online application system closed on 15 January 2018.  If you click on the link below, you will not be able to make a new application.

Apply Online: https://emsonline.cumbria.gov.uk/CitizenPortal_LIVE

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The online application system closed on 15 January 2018.  If you have not yet made an application for your child to transfer to a junior or primary school in Year 3 from September 2018, you need to do so as soon as possible.  You are NOT able to complete an online application.  Instead, you can either complete a WORD version of form SA2 below, which can be completed electronically and sent to School Admissions via email, or download the PDF version and return it either to your child's preferred school or send it to School Admissions at the address shown on our website.

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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.