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An application must be made for every child requiring a nursery or school place whether that place is in an English or Welsh-medium setting.
Important facts you should know before applying for a school place
This is where you make an application for the normal year of entry into a school i.e. Nursery, Reception or Year 7, and is known as the normal admissions round/phase transfer.
There is a deadline for making your application and if you miss this deadline, or change your preference after the closing date, you will be much less likely to gain a place at the school of your choice.
View application timetables for 2024
Apply for an in-year school admission or transfer (to change your child’s school outside the annual admissions round)
Frequently asked questions
Online admissions quick guide
Newport School Admissions Forum
School admission appeals
School admissions policy 2023/24
School admissions policy 2024/25
School inspection reports
Welsh Government school admissions and appeals guidance
Guidance on placing pupils outside their chronological year group
Telephone: (01633) 656656
The school admissions privacy notice (pdf) explains how we use your data.