Transfer to Junior School in September 2023

Before you apply for a school place, please read through the Transfer to Junior School in Cumbria (PDF 2.6MB) booklet.  If you need a printed copy of the booklet, please contact the School Admissions and Appeals Team:


Copies are also available 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 2023.

To apply for a Year 3 place for your child in September 2023, you can:

School Admissions and Appeals
Cumbria County Council
PO Box 415

The closing date for applications is 15 January 2023.

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 2023.  You must apply to Cumbria County Council for a primary or junior school place.

The closing date for applications is 15 January 2023. 

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.
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