Admission Arrangements

Admissions for full time places at Fishergate school are processed by the admissions team at City of York Council, as the admissions authority for our school. Details of the admissions policies that apply can be found here.

For any queries about the admissions policy or process you can email education@york.gov.uk or call 01904 551554.  Further details are available on their website.  You can also find more information about admissions to Fishergate School in our Admissions Policy, on the School Policies page.

If you have an enquiry about a part-time place for your child in the Early Years unit, please contact Mrs Deighton in the school office.

Starting Reception in September 2018?

Click to download from the City of York Council website

All children can start school in the September before their 5th birthday. Later start dates are possible and can be discussed with the headteacher.  Applications for a place in Reception starting in September 2018 can now be made and are open from 12th September 2017, until 15th January 2018. Late applications can be made after 15 January, though these may be looked at after other applications. National Offer Day will be the 16th April 2018.

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.

Please read the Guide for Parents when applying for a school place, as it contains key information on school admissions.


Key Dates for the City of York Council Admissions Process
12 September 2017 – applications can be made for September 2018 entry to Reception

15 Jan 2018  – Deadline for applications

16 April 2018 – National Offer Day

18 May 2018 – Appeal forms to be returned

June-July 2018 – Admission appeals heard