School Admissions

National Offer Day Information for Primary School Places 2017

April 18, 2017 is National Offer Day for the allocation of reception places for children starting School. If you applied for your reception place online you will receive an email confirmation and you can also log in to the citizen portal directly to view your offer information. If you applied on a paper application form, your letter will be posted on April 18.

Please note offer information will not be released by telephone.

Further information and frequently asked questions can be found on the Admissions to Sefton Schools in September 2017 page.


  Late Applications

The deadline for school applications has now closed. Any late applicants should contact the Admissions team on 0345 140 0845 or by email

This section provides information for parents/carers about how to apply for a place at a school in Sefton.


Starting Primary or Secondary School in 2017/18 - A Guide for Parents/Carers (pdf 1.79MB)
Sefton School Admissions Information Booklet 2017/18 (pdf 3.69MB)
In Year School Admissions - A Guide For Parents (pdf 586KB)
In Year School Admissions - Application Form (A1) (pdf 376KB)
In Year Transfers - A Guide For Parents (pdf 528KB)
In Year Transfers - Application Form (T1) (pdf 441KB)
School Admission Appeals Fact Sheet (pdf 330KB)
Late Applic Change Of Pref Primary 2017 (word 64KB)


Policy and Reports

Determined Admission Arrangements For Primary Schools 2018-19 (pdf 1.57MB)
Determined Admission Arrangements For Secondary Schools 2018-19 (pdf 2.25MB)
In Year And Transfer Admission Arrangements 2016-17 (pdf 310KB)
Office Of The Schools Adjudicator - Annual School Admissions Report 2016 (pdf 281KB)
Sefton Home To School Transport Policy 2016-17 (pdf 3.16MB)
Sefton Post 16 Transport Statement 2016-17 (pdf 3.03MB)

Last Updated on 19 June 2017