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Pre School and Primary place admissions for September 2018

Published on: 05/01/2018

ADMISSION TO PRE-SCHOOL EDUCATION

Funded places are available in all nursery schools and nursery units in primary schools and in some voluntary/private playgroups and day nurseries for children born on or between 2 July 2014 and 1 July 2015.

Details of centres which provide funded places and application forms can be found on the EA website: www.eani.org.uk/admissions

Alternatively, application forms and guidance notes can be obtained from the principals of schools or the leaders of the centres in which you are interested in obtaining a place. A reference copy of the information booklet – Admission to Pre-School Education 2018 is also available in each pre-school setting.

The closing date for lodging an application form for a funded pre-school place is: Wednesday 10 January 2018 (12 noon).

Only one EA application form must be submitted for every child seeking a pre-school place in September 2018. All preferences should be listed in order on this form.

ADMISSION TO PRIMARY SCHOOL

Any child whose 4th birthday falls on or before 1 July 2018 will have reached compulsory school age in September 2018.

Details of the admissions criteria for all primary schools and application forms can be found on the EA website: www.eani.org.uk/admissions

Alternatively, application forms and guidance notes can be obtained from the principals of schools in which you are interested in obtaining a place. A reference copy of the information booklet – Admission to Primary Education 2018 is also available in each primary school.

The closing date for lodging an application form for a primary school place is: Wednesday 10 January 2018 (12 noon).

Only one EA application form must be submitted for every child seeking a primary school place in September 2018. All preferences should be listed in order on this form.

If additional information is required or any difficulty is experienced parents should contact the Admissions Helpdesk on 0300 200 7824 or email the relevant address listed below:

Pre-School Admissions: preschooladmissions@eani.org.uk
Primary Admissions: primaryadmissions@eani.org.uk

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