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Admission to Primary School September 2019

School Places - September 2019

 

If your child was born between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015, he/she should start school in September 2019. 

 

You need to apply for a school place now.  If you live in Blackpool apply for a school or academy place online at: www.blackpool.gov.uk/schooladmissions

 

OR you can complete a paper application form, available from Blackpool School Admissions, tel 476637 or 476829

email: schoolaccess@blackpool.gov.uk

 

Before you complete your application, you should read Blackpool Council’s ‘Admission to Blackpool Primary Schools, Guide for Parents’ – available on www.blackpool.gov.uk/schooladmissions or you can request a copy from Blackpool School Admissions.

 

Attendance at a Nursery is not taken into consideration.  If your child attends a Nursery that is attached to a school, he/she will not automatically move into the Reception class at that school.

 

If you pay your council tax to Wyre or Fylde, you need to apply online at www.lancashire.gov.uk, but you can still apply for a Blackpool school.

 

CLOSING DATE FOR PRIMARY APPLICATIONS FOR SEPTEMBER 2019: 15th JANUARY 2019

 

Do not leave it until the last minute!  Applications that are received after 15th January 2019 are dealt with separately, so you reduce your chance of gaining a place at your preferred school if you miss this deadline

 

Admission to Boundary Nursery 

September 2018 – July 2019

 

  • Boundary Primary School Nursery is a maintained Nursery class for 3 and 4 year olds.
  • We can accommodate 26 places in each session.
  • Your child qualifies for a free 15 hours place the term after their 3rd birthday. Generally intakes will commence at the start of Autumn, Spring and Summer terms.
  • Children attend five morning sessions a week (8:40 am – 11:40am) or five afternoon session per week (12:20pm – 3:20pm)
  • We also offer 30 hours free childcare to working families if they are eligible. To apply for 3 and 4 year old extended free entitlement please got to: www.childcarechoices.gov.uk. Once you have completed the eligibility checking system (HMRC) for the 3 and 4 year old extended free entitlement, you will be given an Eligibility Reference Number. You will need to provide the school office with this number to confirm entitlement.
  • Those who are eligible to 30 hours free childcare attend from 8:40 am until 3:20pm. This includes 30 hours free childcare plus a £5.00 per day charge to cover additional extended hours and a school meal (£2.00 per meal) payable in advance. If your child is eligible for free school meals or you would prefer your child to bring their own packed lunch then the additional extended hours cost will be £3.00 per day, payable in advance.
  • We also offer a breakfast and afterschool club.  Please let the office know one week in advance if you wish to book your child into our Breakfast or After School Club. The cost is £2.00 per day for Breakfast Club and £5.00 per day for After School Club. Breakfast Club – Monday to Friday 8am-8.45am (morning children only). After School Club 3.30pm-5.30pm (afternoon children only). Full time (30 hours) children are able to attend either Breakfast Club or After School Club, or both.
  • In order to meet the needs of our school community we have set the maximum number of 30 hours places available to 10. If all 10 places are not filled we will offer places to those needing 15 hour places.
  • In the event of over subscription applications for places will be based on the following admission criteria:

 

(i) Children in public care (looked after children) or those children at risk of becoming looked after.

(ii) Children with Education, Health and Care Plans and those with exceptional SEN reasons for attending a particular school/setting.

(iii) Exceptional medical, social, welfare reasons (associated with the child and/or the family) for attending a particular school/setting.

(iv) Children who will have a sibling in attendance at the time of their admission.

(v) Those living nearest the school/setting (straight line measure home address to setting).

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