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Apply for a primary school place


The deadline for applying for primary school places for September 2020 has now passed.

Primary school places 2020/21

The deadline for applying for September 2020 primary school places was midnight on 15 January 2020. An offer will be sent to parents and carers on 16 April 2020.

If you haven't applied for a primary place for September 2020, you can still fill in the Icon for pdf Primary school application form 2020 (PDF, 230.4kb) .

Please note - a late application greatly reduces your chances of getting into your preferred school.

Primary and Secondary School Admissions Guide

Our Icon for pdf Primary and Secondary School Admission Guide 2020/2021 (PDF, 1.5mb)  explains everything you need to know about obtaining a place for your child. 

Contact us
School places and admissions
03000 265 896
Our address is:
  • School Places and Admissions
  • Children and Young People's Services
  • County Hall
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 5UJ
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