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Applying for a school place
Only apply if you live in Leicestershire. If you live outside Leicestershire, you should apply to the local authority where you live.
Leicester City residents must apply directly to Leicester City Council.
Before you apply
You will need to:
- find a school
- read the relevant ‘Your Guide to Primary Education’ or ‘Your Guide to Secondary Education’
- read the parents guide to applying online through the citizen portal
- check the School Admissions Priority Criteria available in the ‘Your Guide to Education’
- check if you are eligible for free transport. Please note: the transport policy changed in September 2015.
Admissions policies may be different for:
- Voluntary Aided schools
- Foundation schools
- Free schools
See the ‘Your Guide to Education’ or the school’s website.