How to apply
Apply here if:
- your child is starting school for the first time in September 2023; and
- you live in Manchester.
The deadline for on-time Reception 2023 school applications is Monday 16 January 2023.
If you live outside Manchester and need a place here you should still apply to your current council. We can help children with special educational needs to get the right school place. To find out more see children with special educational needs first.
Read information about applications from UK Crown servants or military families.
If you want a place in an independent or private school, contact the school directly.
Follow these steps to apply for a school place:
If your child needs a place in school now please apply for a primary school place.
For further advice and guidance visit www.gov.uk/schools-admissions