Children who attain the age of 5 years between 1 March 2021 and 28 February 2022 should be registered to start primary education from August 2021.

Registration for August 2021 is an online process and will take place during the period Monday 11 January 2021 and Friday 29 January 2021.

Information on how to register your child can be found on the council's website: or by telephoning 01294 310000.

You have the choice to submit a placing request to a primary school outwith your catchment area but you must first register with your catchment primary school. If you decide to make a placing request, then you should complete an online placing request application via the Council website:, before 15 March 2021.

Registration at your catchment area primary school does not guarantee entry to that school.

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