Starting School in September 2019


If you live in Cumbria and your child was born between 1st September 2014 and 31st August 2015, they will be due to start school in Reception year group in September 2019.  You must apply to Cumbria County Council for a place.

Please note - the online application process closed on 15 January 2019.

If you have NOT made an application for your child to start school in September 2019, you need to do so as soon as possible.

Before you apply for a school place, please make sure that you have read through the 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 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 10 of the booklet explains what happens to applications that are received after the closing date of 15 January 2019.

If you have NOT yet made an application, please go to the 'Late Applications' section to download application form SA1. 

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4/12/2018 1944k

The closing date for applications was 15 January 2019.

As the deadline date for starting school applications has now passed, parents and carers will no longer be able to apply online for a reception place in September 2019.

If you have already made an online application you can:

View your online application at: https://emsonline.cumbria.gov.uk/CitizenPortal_LIVE

If you have NOT yet made an application, please see the section 'Late applications' to download application form SA1.

If you have NOT yet made an application, you can either complete a WORD version of form SA1 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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7/09/2017 271k
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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.
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