Events At a Glance

29/04/2020 COVID-19 updates - please see Our News page: updated 16/10/2020
01/05/2020 HEADTEACHER LETTERS - please see Our News/Letters page: updated 19/10/2020
28/06/2020 School Cleaner Required - please see our vacancy page
08/09/2020 The National School Breakfast Programme - please see Our News page


Applying for a school place

Applying for a School Place 2020/21 - the deadline has now passed

Cheshire East Applying for a school place booklet (123kb pdf) 

Please note for 2020 applications: If you are not resident in Cheshire East, but live in another English Local Authority, you must apply via your home local authority even if your preference is for a Cheshire East school. If you are resident in Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, or outside of the UK you may apply direct to Cheshire East using this application form.  Information for overseas residents is available on our  Advice and Guidance page.

To contact Cheshire East Admissions:

Phone: 0300 123 5012 (option 1)

Fax: 01270 686491


Address: School Admissions, Floor 7, c/o Municipal Buildings, Earle Street,  Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 2BJ


In year admissions

Applications for school places ‘In Year’ are for admission during the school year into any year group, other than the normal point of entry i.e. entry to reception and Year 7 each September.

Our in year admissions booklet has information about the process of applying for school places 'In Year'.

Please note: applications will not normally be accepted more than 6 school weeks prior to requested date of admission. An exception to this is application during the summer term for admission at the beginning of the following September. In this case, applications will be accepted up to 8 school weeks prior to intended date of admission.

Apply online - Applications for In year admissions

In order to ensure that a place is offered at a suitable school as quickly as possible, some applications will be processed in accordance with the Local Authority's 'fair access protocol': 

If this applies to your application you will be contacted and provided with more information about this process.

Make your In Year application here