Welcome to the Citizens Portal
You must first register or log in (if you have already registered) in order to add and view applications for supported child related services.
For enquiries regarding applications for schools, visit www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/schooladmissions
For enquiries regarding Free Childcare for 2 Year Olds, please contact the Families Information Service team on this form
Further information about Free Childcare for 2 Year Olds can be found by scrolling down on this page.
Please note: These are separate services and provide specific and relevant advice. Please ensure you only contact the most appropriate service to ensure the best support.
Infant/Junior Applications (First Admission to Primary/Junior School)
The infant/junior coordinated rounds open in early November. This means, if your child is due to join a primary school for the first time, or move from a infant school to a junior school for the first time, you can apply via this process. The closing date for applications is 15th January each year. To view more details, dates and arrangements, visit www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/startingprimary
Secondary Applications (First Admission to Secondary School)
The secondary coordinated rounds open in early September. This means, if your child has just entered Year 6 (unless educated out of chronological age) and is due to join a secondary school for the first time, you can apply via this process. The closing date for applications is 31st October each year. To view more details, dates and arrangements, visit www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/startingsecondary.
In-Year Applications (Transfer Applications or New to Nottingham)
For parents/carers wishing to apply for an in-year school place during the academic year, please carefully read the guidance notes in the `Going to School in Nottingham" booklet before completing this application. The booklet can be viewed at www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/admissionarrangements
For in-year transfer applications, we aim to process them within 15 school days. Please DO NOT contact us before the 15 school day period for a decision on your application. Ensure you provide information if your child has medical needs or disability that can only be met at certain schools and if your child has been out of education for more than one month or if your child is at risk of exclusion.
To apply for the following schools or for schools in another authority, please contact the school directly: Bluecoat Aspley Academy, Bluecoat Wollaton Academy, Bluecoat Beechdale Academy, Bluecoat Trent, Bulwell Academy, Djanogly City Academy, Ellis Guilford Academy, Farnborough Academy, Emmanuel School, Nottingham Academy, Oakwood Academy, Nottingham Free School, Trinity Catholic School and Nottingham University of Science and Technology. For further information please visit www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/schooladmissions.