Apply for a school place

If you live in Lancashire you must follow Lancashire County Council's application process; even if you live near a neighbouring local authority and have chosen one or more schools outside Lancashire.

Apply for a primary school place

The admissions system closed on 15 January 2018. If you've missed this deadline fill in a late application as soon as possible. Primary school places will be announced during working hours on 16 April 2018.

Apply for a secondary school place

The admissions system closed on 31 October 2017. If you've missed this deadline fill in a late application as soon as possible. Secondary school places were announced on 1 March 2018.

Changing schools during the school year

What to consider and how to request a transfer to another school (in year school admissions).

How we allocate school places

Information about the equal preference scheme.

Apply for a nursery school place

There are many different types of childcare available, you can combine them to find the solution which best meets your needs.

Sixth form at Lancashire maintained schools

A number of Lancashire maintained schools and academies offer sixth form provision.

University technical colleges and studio schools

Students can now choose to attend a university technical college (UTC) or studio school at age 14.