How to apply

All applications for a school place have to be submitted online. Leicester City Council Admissions department co-ordinate this process. To find out more about how to apply for a school place in Leicester City visit school admissions at Leicester City Council.

When to apply

When to apply for a school place will depend on the age of your child’s age and circumstances. The following online options are available to you.

  • Starting school – Information for parents and carers of children starting full-time school for the first time, and moving on to full time school from a playgroup or nursery starting Autumn 2018. If you need help with the online application, the following support sessions will be available.
  • Starting junior school  Information for a child transferring from infant school (Year 2) to junior school (Year 3), starting Autumn 2018. If you need help with the online application, the following support sessions will be available. 
  • Starting secondary school  Information for a child transferring from primary or junior school (Year 6) to secondary school (Year 7), starting August 2018. If you need help with the online application, the following support sessions will be available. 
  • County school transfer  Information for children living in Leicester City who are attending a county primary school that finishes in year 5, or a county high school that finishes in year 9