If your child is currently in Dukesgate’s Nursery you must apply for a Reception Class place for September 2017. Transfer from nursery to reception is not automatic and you must apply for a reception place through the local authority.
Parents can either apply online following this link: https://www.salford.gov.uk/primary-schoolapply.htm or contact the school admissions’ team for a paper application form. The application form should be returned to:
Children’s Services, School Admissions Team,
Second Floor, Unity House,
Salford Civic Centre,
Chorley Road, Swinton,
Should your child already attend a Salford school nursery class, the school admissions team will automatically send you information on how to apply during the autumn term 2016. If you have not received any information by the end of November 2016 and your child attends a Salford school nursery class, please contact the school admissions team immediately on:
Telephone: 0161 909 6508.
If you apply for a reception class place using Salford online service there is no need to fill in a paper form.
The closing date for making your application for a September 2017 reception place is 15th January 2017.
You will be informed of the decision by letter, which will be posted to you on the 18th April 2017. You will normally be given at least ten working days to let the local authority know whether you want to accept this offer. If you do not respond within this timescale the place may be offered to another child. Please also note the following important points:
- If you return your form after the closing date it will be dealt with after all those applications which were received on time. You should be aware that a late application could reduce your chance of getting a place at the school of your choice.
- Your child is not guaranteed a reception class place at the school of your choice at this stage, but consideration will be given to your request.
Further information may be viewed at https://www.salford.gov.uk/primary.htm
Information regarding nursery place applications, may be accessed through the following link: https://www.salford.gov.uk/lea-nursery-place-applications.htm.