Reception Admissions

The admission round for entry to reception classes in September 2021 is now open. The closing date for applications is the 15th January 2021. 

  • You will need to make an application for a reception class place, even if your child currently attends a nursery class at the same school. 

  • Attendance at a nursery attached to a school, does not normally give you any priority for a place at that school

First admission to school timetable for 2021-22

  • Round opens - 28th September 2020

  • Round closes - 15th January 2021

  • National Offer Day when school place decisions are made available - 16th April 2021

  • Appeals closing date - 14th May 2021

  • Mini admission round to consider changes - 21st May 2021

  • Appeals hearings - June/July 2021

  • Waiting lists maintained until the 31st December 2021

How to Apply 

Applications can be made online using the Norfolk County Council online school admissions website. Enrol by the 15th January 2021. 

Alternatively, you can complete a paper application form and return this to Norfolk County Council, Admissions Section, FREEPOST IH2076, County Hall, NR1 2BR no later than the 15th January 2021. 

If you apply online, decisions will be available during the day on the 16th April 2021 on the school admissions website.

If you complete a paper application form, Norfolk County Council will send you a letter on the 16th April 2021 by second class post, telling you the decision.

For further information on reception admissions please refer to the Norfolk County Council website