Apply for a new lower or primary school place

Apply for a lower or primary school place in Central Bedfordshire

The deadline has passed for on-time applications

15 January 2020 was the deadline for on-time applications.

How to apply

Find out how to apply for a late school place

Apply online for your school place >>

Applying online is quick, simple and safe. In fact, 92% of parents and carers applied online for a 2019 lower/primary school place.

What you'll need to apply

Proof of your child's date of birth, such as a passport or short birth certificate. You'll be prompted to upload a copy of this during your application.

Apply by post

If you can't apply online, don't worry; you can also apply by post. Here's how:

  1. get an application form
    You can download an application form, pick one up from any of our schools or we can post one to you (just call us on 0300 300 8037 and ask)
  2. complete the form and ensure you have proof of your child's date of birth, like a passport or short birth certificate (please don't send us original documents; copies are fine)
  3. send the completed form and copies of documents to:
    School Admissions
    Central Bedfordshire Council
    Watling House
    LU6 1LF

We need to receive your application by the 15 January 2020 deadline.

Please don't make both an online and postal application. We'll only process the latest one (if it's sent before the deadline).

Apply for a school place during the academic year

Find out how to apply for a school during the academic year.