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

Applications are now open. The deadline for applications to primary schools is 15 January 2018.

Apply for a secondary school place

Applications are now open. The deadline for applications to secondary schools is 31 October 2017.

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.