In-year applications are for entry into a year group outside of the normal intake points.
Please take the time to read the information on this page. It is also important that you read the In-year school transfer guide for academic year 2019/20 as it has been prepared to help you understand the admissions process.
The guide can be viewed or printed from the downloads at the bottom of the page or a copy can be obtained from the Admissions Team or your local school.
Click here to find out your catchment area, you will need to type in your road name. this will show your catchment area school. You do not have to apply for your catchment area school but in most cases this school will be the nearest to your home address.Step 2
Apply for a school place.
This can be done by applying online using the ‘Apply now’ button below.
A list of schools with possible vacancies in your child’s year group is available to view whilst making your application. It is important that you state one of the schools on this list as a preference, failure to do so will result in your application taking longer to process.
A decision letter will be sent to you.
Your request will be processed as quickly as possible, normally within 15 school days and you will be notified in writing to confirm whether a place is available. If you have not received any correspondence after 15 school days, please telephone the Admissions helpline on 01582 54 80 16, Monday to Friday between 9am to 4pm.
Once your child has been allocated a place, he or she will be expected to start at the school within five school days of receiving the offer letter. If the place is not taken up within this time, it may be withdrawn and given to another child.
You may be required to provide the following documents as proof of address (on request). The documentation must be in the name of the person with parental responsibility making the application.
Please note, the Admissions Team will not be responsible for the safe return of original documents submitted by parents.
If a place cannot be offered at one of your preferred schools your child’s details will be placed on a waiting list. Parents will need to re-apply after the relevant school’s waiting list expiry date if they wish their child’s details to be carried forward on the waiting list.
Applying for a place at a school in The Shared Learning Trust, a Luton Catholic school, Leagrave Primary School and/or Someries Infant School.
If you are applying for a place at one of the above schools, you must complete The Shared Learning Trust, Catholic Schools, Leagrave Primary School and Someries Infant School application form. The form can be downloaded from the bottom of the page. The completed form must be returned directly to the relevant school.
In addition, if you are applying for a place at a Luton Catholic School, you will also need to complete the supplementary form (attached to the main application form) and return it, along with your child’s original Baptismal Certificate to the relevant school.
Luton parents wishing to apply for a place at a school outside of Luton should contact the relevant Council to obtain an application form and to discuss their admissions process.
If you wish to transfer your child to a new school in September 2020 (outside of the normal intake points), you must submit your in-year application in June 2020.