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 2023 admissions

The closing date for September 2023 Reception school admissions has now passed and any forms submitted will be classed as a late application and considered on a monthly basis after the offer date.

Parents/carers will be notified by Monday 17th April 2023 as to the outcome of any application made either via email or letter depending on your chosen method of notification.

You can still apply by downloading a copy of the Primary School Admission Form here or you can obtain a paper copy from either your child's current Torfaen primary/Nursery school or by contacting the Torfaen Admission Team on

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

If however you wish for your child to attend a Voluntary Aided School, you will need to contact the school direct for the necessary admission arrangements.

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.

Last Modified: 11/01/2023
For more information contact:

School Admissions

Tel: 01495 766915

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