2024 and 2025 Admissions

September 2024 Admissions

Read the School Admissions 24/25 Policy (pdf) to understand:  

1. When your child will be eligible for a place

2. Your responsibilities when making an application for your child

3. How your application will be processed

4. What action you will need to take when you receive your decision

Please note: In accordance with recent school reorganisation proposals the English Medium catchment areas of both Pillgwenlly and Maesglas Primary Schools will be changing with effect from September 2023. These changes will be available to be viewed from 7 July 2022. Please check your catchment school prior to making an application. This is only relevant for nursery and reception. 

Applicants are advised to ensure that their application is submitted by the relevant closing date. If you submit your application late, it will be less likely that your child will be able to attend the school of your choice. 

Note- the closing time for submission of applications is 5pm on each closing date.

Nursery 

Eligible children’s date of birth: 1 Sept 2020 and 31 Aug 2021

Apply online from: The online applications have now closed, only paper applications can be submitted at this time.

 Download a late application (pdf) available from: 12 July 2023

Closing date: 15 September 2023, 5pm

Decision date: 

  • 6 December 2023 (for September 2024 and January 2024 Rising 3 places)

How September 2024 places have been allocated (pdf)

  •  4 March 2024 (for April 2024 Rising 3 places) 

Reception 

Eligible children’s date of birth: 1 Sept 2019 and 31 Aug 2020

Download a late application (pdf)

Closing date: The online applications have now closed, only paper applications can be submitted at this time. 

Decision date: 16 April 2024*

View the decision online

How places have been allocated (pdf)

Year 7 (secondary school)

Eligible children's date of birth: 1 Sept 2012 and 31 Aug 2013

Download a late application (pdf)

Apply online: The online applications have now closed, only paper applications can be submitted at this time.

Closing date: 13 November 2023, 5pm

Decision date: 1 March 2024

View the decision online

How places have been allocated (pdf)

2025/26 application timetable

Nursery

Eligible childrens date of birth: 1 September 2021 to 31 August 2022

Apply online: You can apply online from 4 July 2024 using the online portal.

To make a paper application, please download our nursery application form 2025 (pdf)

Closing date for applications: 12 September 2024 at 5pm. 

Decision Dates:

  • 4 December 2024 for September 2025 and January 2025 Rising 3 places
  • 4 March 2025 for April 2025 Rising 3 places

Reception

Eligible childrens date of birth: 1 Sept 2020 and 31 Aug 2021

Apply online: You can apply online from 6 November 2024.

Closing date for applications: 9 January 2025 at 5pm.

Offer date: 16 April 2025.

Year 7 (secondary school)

Eligible childrens date of birth: 1 Sept 2013 and 31 Aug 2014

Apply online: You can apply online from 25 September 2024.

Closing date for applications: 13 November 2024 at 5pm.

Offer date: 3 March 2025.