School admissions

If you live in Lancashire you must follow Lancashire County Council's application process; even if you live near a neighbouring local authority and have chosen one or more schools outside Lancashire.

Apply for a primary school place

The deadline for admissions was 15 January 2019. If you've missed this deadline fill in a late application as soon as possible. Primary school places will be announced on 16 April 2019.

Apply for a secondary school place

The deadline for secondary school admissions was 31 October 2018. If you've missed this deadline fill in a late application as soon as possible.

Changing schools during the school year

What to consider and how to request a transfer to another school (in year school admissions).

How we allocate school places

Information about the equal preference scheme.

Apply for a nursery school place

There are many different types of childcare available, you can combine them to find the solution which best meets your needs.

Sixth form at Lancashire maintained schools

A number of Lancashire maintained schools and academies offer sixth form provision.

University technical colleges and studio schools

Students can now choose to attend a university technical college (UTC) or studio school at age 14.

School admission policies

View current policies and find out if any changes are proposed for schools and sixth forms in your area.

Have your say

School transport consultation 2019

Thanks to everyone who shared their views on our proposed change to our school bus services.

We received 193 questionnaire responses and are now analysing the feedback received. This feedback will be used to inform a report going to a meeting of the county council's Cabinet where final decisions will be made.