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 2017?

Your child can start primary or infant school in the September of the school year they turn 5 – so if your child’s 5th birthday is between 1/9/17 and 31/8/18 you can apply for a place in reception for September 2017.  Applications for entry into reception in September 2017 can be made either:

Click to go to the Guide for Parents on the CYC website

On time applications were being accepted until 15 January 2017 although ‘late’ applications can still be made after 15 January.  Applicants were advised of their allocated school from ‘national offer day’, which was 18 April 2017.

Will your child start reception in September 2018?

Applications for a place in Reception starting in September 2018 can be made 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

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