If your child lives in Nottinghamshire, you must apply for a school place through Nottinghamshire County Council, even if the schools you want are outside Nottinghamshire.
For enquiries about admissions you can contact Nottinghamshire County Council by:
- Visiting the Nottinghamshire website at http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/learning/schools/admissions/
- Tel: 0300 500 8080
- Post: The School Admissions Team, Meadow House, Littleworth, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG18 2TA
We welcome visits to the school, please contact the main office to arrange an appropriate time.
If you require a place in nursery (Foundation 1) then please contact the main office to complete a Nursery Waiting list application form.
All three and four-year-olds are entitled to 15 hours of funded nursery education for 38 weeks of the year.
The funded hours for 3-4 year olds was extended to 30 hours for working* parents in September 2017.
For further information and to register for updates visit the government's Childcare Choices website.
If your child lives in Nottinghamshire, and you require a school place for September 2024, you must apply for a school place through Nottinghamshire County Council, even if the schools you want are outside Nottinghamshire.
If you’re not sure whether you live in the area covered by Nottinghamshire County Council, you can find your local council on GOV.UK.
For applications during the school year, rather than at the usual transfer time please see changing school in-year.
Before applying, please read the information linked in the relevant sections below, this contains important information about how school places are allocated.
You should also refer to the documents at the bottom of this page - they contain lots of information about the admissions process and a summary of the over-subscription criteria for Nottinghamshire schools.
All admission authorities must determine admission arrangements by 28 February every year, even if they have not changed from previous years and a consultation has not been required. Nottinghamshire County Council's admission arrangements for 2025 to 2026 for community and voluntary controlled schools were approved on 5 February 2024. Following a call-in period of 5 days, the arrangements are now determined.
You can apply for a school place for September 2025 from
- 5 August 2024 – 31 October 2024 for children transferring from primary phase to secondary education (year 7)
- 11 November 2024 – 15 January 2025 for first admission (reception) and transfer from infant to junior/primary education
Applications received after these dates will be considered late and outcomes will not be sent until after the national offer day.
The best way to apply is online. However if you are not able to apply online you can contact NCC on 0300 500 80 80.
Free School Meals
Two Year Old Funding
An in-year application is for children requiring a school place during the school year, rather than at the usual transfer time to school. Changing school in-year | Nottinghamshire County Council
For queries with school admissions or free school meals applications please contact 0300 500 80 80.