Starting school for the first time

National offer day is 18 April 2017. If you applied online you can view the school place offered by logging on to the online school application service. This service will be available from 18 April 2017. Please note: If your child has been allocated a place at Oxley Park Academy shortly after offer day you will receive a letter direct from the school informing you of the campus that has been allocated.

You can still make a late application for a primary school place for September 2017 if your child has their 4th birthday between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017. Late applications must be made on this paper application form (DOCX, 64KB).

Late Applications received between 16 January and 30 April 2017 will be processed after national offer day. Notification date for these applications will be 12 June 2017. 

The following information has been provided to help parents and carers with children who are due to start school for the first time in September 2017.

View your application here


5 September 2016 - Online application process opens

September 2016 – January 2017 - Parents/carers seek advice and visit schools

15 January 2017 - DEADLINE

18 April 2017 - National offer day (for those who applied by the deadline)

30 April 2017 – Deadline for late applications

12 June 2017 – Second offer day

For further information, please contact the Education Access Team at

Last Updated: 20 August 2019