Transfer to Junior School in September 2019

The closing date for applications for a Year 3 place at a junior or primary school in September 2019 is 15 January 2019.

If you live in Cumbria and your child is currently in Year 2 at an infant school, they will be due to transfer to a junior or primary school in September 2019.  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 is 15 January 2019. 

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 2019.

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The online application system begins on 10 September 2018 and will close on 15 January 2019.  Please click on the link below to begin the application process: 

Apply Online:

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If you are NOT able to complete an online application, 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.