School admissions

Children, education and families

Apply for a primary school place

Applications are now open. The deadline for applications to primary schools is 15 January 2020.

Apply for a secondary school place

The deadline for applications to secondary schools was 31 October 2019. If you've missed this deadline fill in a late application as soon as possible.

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.

School admission policies

View current policies and find out if any changes are proposed for schools and sixth forms in your area.