Starting reception in September 2022?

Applications for a place in Reception starting in September 2022 are now open. The deadline for applications is 15th January 2022. Late applications can be made after this date, though these may be looked at after other applications. National Offer Day will be 16th April 2022 or the next working day.

Applications for entry into reception can be made by using the online form to apply for a school place.

If you can’t apply online you can request a paper Primary Application Form by calling 01904 551 554. Forms are also distributed to primary schools and nurseries in the York area.

Please read the Guide for Parents applying for a school place, as it contains key information on school admissions.  You can also find the Guide to School Catchment Areas online.  We also advise you to keep checking on the City of York Council Admissions site to keep updated with key dates throughout the year.

Key Dates for the City of York Council Admissions Process
  • 12th September 2021 – opening date for applications
  • 15th January 2022 – Deadline for applications
  • 16th April 2022 or the next working day – National Offer Day
  • 21st May 2022 – Appeal forms to be returned
  • June-July 2022 – Admission appeals heard
  • September 2022 – Applications for the 2023 entry into Reception expected to open

Find out more about applying for a place at Dunnington CEP School on our Admission Arrangements page.