Applications have opened for Sunderland parents to apply for a primary school place for September 2020

Some Sunderland families may already be dreaming of the October half-term holiday, but others will be looking further to the future with primary school places for next year.

Friday, 18th October 2019, 10:23 am
Applications have opened for Primary School places

Applications are open now for parents to secure primary school places for September 2020.

If a child's date of birth falls between 01/09/2015 and 31/08/2016, families will need to fill in an application for a primary school place for next September.

The application period began on Monday, September 23 this year - and parents have until Wednesday, January 15 next year to submit their choices.

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Those who apply online will receive an email confirmation once their application has been received – and will also get confirmation about a child’s school place sooner than a paper application form.

National Offer Day, when parents will be notified about their child’s school place, lands on Thursday, April 16.