Applying for a school place
If your child needs a school place for September 2021, and lives in Nottinghamshire, you should apply for a school place through Nottinghamshire County Council - even if the schools you want are outside Nottinghamshire.
If you’re not sure whether you live in the area covered by Nottinghamshire County Council, you can find your local council on GOV.UK.
Before you apply, please read the admissions guides and factsheets below - they contain important information about how school places are allocated, and the extra help available to you and your child.
First admission (reception)
If you are applying for your child to start school for the first time (reception):
Once you have read all of the information, you can apply for a school place online.
Nottinghamshire County Council Admissions
Phone : 0300 500 8080
Horsendale admissions ranking criteria
(please see full admissions policy, linked below, for further information)
*NB: Catchment areas can be viewed and checked using the following county council website:
Admission over-subscription criteria
In the event of over-subscription, the above will be applied, in priority order, to determine which applications will be granted once places have first been allocated to pupils who have a statement of special educational needs or an Education, Health and Care Plan which names the school.
Also, within all (but the first) criterion, preference will be given to children who live nearest to the school as the crow flies (by straight line). Distances are measured from the entrance to the child’s home to the principal entrance to the main administrative building of the school using the Nottinghamshire County Council’s computerised distance measuring software.
Horsendale Primary School Admissions Policy 2021-2022
For information on the appeals process, please visit the appeals section within the main admissions page of the website.
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