School Admissions - Primary Schools

Children normally start primary school at the start of the school year in which their fifth birthday falls (i.e. 1 September to 31 August inclusive).

September 2022 Admissions

If you are a Torfaen resident you will receive correspondence informing you how to apply via the Online Admission Form with effect from Wednesday 3rd November at 9am, with the exception of any Voluntary Aided Schools of which you will need to contact the school direct for the necessary admission forms.

If your child attends a Torfaen Nursery School, correspondence will be sent via pupil post and if your child does not attend a Nursery setting or attends a non-maintained setting, correspondence will be sent direct to your home address.

If you do not wish to apply online you can download a copy of the Primary School Admission Form here or by contacting Nicola shuck on email

If you are not a Torfaen resident you will be required to contact your Home Authority to seek advice on how to apply.

The closing date for September 2022 primary school admissions is Wednesday 12th January 2022, at midday (12pm).

Full details of the Authority’s Admission arrangements and related issues such as the provision of school transport can be found in the Parents / Carers Information Booklet.

Please note it is your responsibility to ensure an application is submitted by the closing date and failure to do so could affect the outcome of your application.

Last Modified: 03/11/2021
For more information contact:

School Admissions

Tel: 01495 766915

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