Starting school in 2019

How to apply

Apply for a school place online >>

The closing date for applications is 15 January 2019.

You can also download and complete the 2019 school place application form (PDF 276.5KB) to apply.

You must include proof of your child’s date of birth with your application. Please send a copy of your child’s passport or short birth certificate to the School Admissions team when you make your application.

Keep your personal information secure

If you choose to email this proof, please bear in mind that email is not a secure medium. Please ensure you password protect your file and send us the password on a separate email. The email address to use for this is

Process, key dates and other admission information

Our information booklet, Admissions in Central Bedfordshire 2019 (PDF 1.3MB) , explains the process, key dates and information about how to make your application.

Our directory of schools contains:

  • admission criteria
  • designated measuring point
  • number of children on roll
  • places requested and allocated

If you live outside Central Bedfordshire

If you live outside Central Bedfordshire and wish to apply for a place at a Central Bedfordshire school, you must apply to your own local authority. Even if your local authority accepts more than three preferences, please note that we only accept a maximum of three schools.

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