Deadline approaching for primary school admissions

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Parents in Calderdale are being reminded to finalise plans for their child’s education, as the deadline for Calderdale’s primary school admission applications approaches.

The final deadline for primary school applications is January 15 .

After this date the chance of getting the preferred place is significantly reduced.

This year, for the first time, people can apply for a place at the new through school at Halifax High. From September, the school will accommodate children from the ages of four to 16.

The Ofsted report in the borough be Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector found 82 per cent of Calderdale primary schools now have an Ofsted rating of good or outstanding.

Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Young People’s Services, Coun Megan Swift, said:

“It’s important that parents make sure that they have submitted their primary school application before the deadline of 15 January, so they have the best chance of getting their preferred school.”

For further advice about the admissions process, contact 01422 392617.