- 1 What date do we find out about primary schools 2021?
- 2 How do I find out what schools are in my catchment area?
- 3 What years is primary school?
- 4 What date do parents find out about primary school places?
- 5 When should I start applying for primary school?
- 6 Can I apply for a school in a different local authority?
- 7 How do I find my school catchment area Scotland?
- 8 Who is Ofsted UK?
- 9 What’s the difference between primary and junior school?
- 10 Is reception the same as year 1?
- 11 What age is Reception and Year 1?
- 12 How do I change schools mid year?
- 13 How do I choose a secondary school?
- 14 What is an in year application?
What date do we find out about primary schools 2021?
Primary school places this year will be announced on Friday April 16 2021. These offers are generally sent to your home address via letter, so they may arrive a couple of days after April 16.
How do I find out what schools are in my catchment area?
Contact the school that you wish your child to attend, the school will advise you of their catchment area. To find out more information about your local schools click here.
What years is primary school?
Primary education (4 to 11 years)
|School type||School years covered|
|Primary school||Reception + Years 1 to 6|
|Infant school||Reception + Years 1 and 2|
|Junior school||Years 3 to 6|
|First school||Reception + Years 1 to 4|
What date do parents find out about primary school places?
When will you find out your child’s school place? Across the country, councils will send out confirmations about which school your child has been offered a place at today (Friday, April 16, 2021). For years when the date falls on a weekend, it will be sent out on the next working day.
When should I start applying for primary school?
If your child is due to start primary school in September 2021, you need to apply for a primary school place. The deadline for applications is 15 January 2021. If you missed the closing date, you’ll still need to apply online.
You can apply for schools outside your own local authority if you want to, but you still use your own local authority’s form. The information on your form is then passed to the schools to decide whether they can offer your child a place based on their oversubscription criteria.
How do I find my school catchment area Scotland?
You can find out where your child will be given a place at school by looking on your local council’s website:
- Find out more about catchment areas. Choose your council. Aberdeen City Council.
- Contact your local council. Choose your council.
- Contact your council about early learning and childcare funding. Choose your council.
Who is Ofsted UK?
Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. We inspect services providing education and skills for learners of all ages. We also inspect and regulate services that care for children and young people. Ofsted is a non-ministerial department.
What’s the difference between primary and junior school?
Re: Junior and primary school In the UK, primary schools admit children from the ages of 4 to 11. There are some separate infant schools (4 to 7) and junior schools (8 to 11).
Is reception the same as year 1?
Reception is the name given to the first year at school. Some schools offer a staggered entry, others start all the children in the September. There are benefits to each system.
What age is Reception and Year 1?
|Child’s age||Year||Key stage|
|3 to 4||Early years|
|4 to 5||Reception||Early years|
|5 to 6||Year 1||KS1|
|6 to 7||Year 2||KS1|
How do I change schools mid year?
Here are some ways to make the process easier.
- Notify the current school and the new about your move date.
- Complete necessary paperwork before the move.
- Email it to the new school.
- Get records from current school.
- Make sure immunizations are up to date.
- Have important documents with you, not packed away.
How do I choose a secondary school?
How to choose secondary schools
- Talk to your child about their strengths, interests and learning styles. Beyond academic results, help your child find out:
- Based on your child’s strengths, interests, learning styles and PSLE results, you may want to think about: School culture.
- Shortlisting schools.
What is an in year application?
An in- year admission is when you apply to a school outside the normal admissions round and at a time when your child should already be attending school. It is advised that you avoid changing school when your child is in Year 6 of primary school or Year 10 or 11 of secondary school.