Starting primary school (reception)

Information for parents about applying for reception places for September 2024.

Starting secondary school (Year 7)

Information for parents about applying for Year 7 places for September 2024.

In year admissions

Apply for an in-year admission to move your child to a different school.

How we allocate school places

Information about the equal preference scheme.

School appeals

The school appeals process, forms and guidance.

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.

Government guidance for Ukrainians arriving in the UK

(external link) Central Government advice and information for Ukrainian guests including guidance on applying for a school place in England.

Admissions advice for UK service families

Find out about our school admission arrangements for service children.