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2018 school admission places open from Monday 4 September

September 2018 may seem ages away but if your child is due to start school you need to start the application process now. From Monday 4 September Plymouth City Council is taking applications from families whose children are due to start at: primary school for the first time in September 2018 junior school (having completed […]


Five days left to apply for a primary school place in September

If your child is due to start at primary school for the first time in September 2017, or junior school for children who have completed Year 2, you only have five days left to get your applications in. The deadline for primary and junior school admission preferences is Sunday 15 January and the Council is […]


Time’s running out for primary school admissions

Time is running out to tell the Council your preferred choice of primary or junior school for September 2017. If your child is due to start at primary school for the first time in September 2017, or junior school for children who have completed Year 2, you only have six weeks left to get your […]


Plymouth children find out which primary school they will be going to

  Thousands of Plymouth primary children will find out today which school they will be going to in September. The latest figures show that 97.32 per cent of city children (2095) were allocated one of their three preferences this year. 89.44 per cent received their first choice of school. 6.09 per cent of children received […]


Correction on school catchment article

The Herald article regarding school places is completely misleading and inaccurate. The story states that under the catchment system to attend two Plymouth primary schools you have to live within a certain distance. This is simply wrong. Neither school operates a catchment system so there is no such thing as a catchment area in this […]


Thousands of Plymouth children find out which primary school they will be going to

Thousands of Plymouth primary children will find out today which school they will be going to in September. The latest figures show that 88.12 per cent of city children received their first choice of school this year. 5.96 per cent of children received their second choice and 2.08 per cent their third choice. Just 3.84 […]