Parents are welcome to visit the school by prior arrangement if they are considering applying for a place for their child.The Headteacher will be available to answer any questions.The academic year runs from 1st September to 31st August. By law children must start statutory education full time at the beginning of the term following their fifth birthday. Where admission is offered before compulsory school age, parents may delay their child’s entry into school until later in that academic year.All parents will be issued with information about the full range of available schools by the Local Authority in the Autumn Term before their child is due to start school. Children must then be registered with the Local Authority, using the included preference form, by the middle of January. The LA will write and tell you which school your child has been allocated by the end of April in the academic year before your child is due to start school.