Cumbria County Council (the Local Authority) is responsible for admissions to Nursery Class in Bransty Primary School. If you would like to apply for a Nursery place please click on the tab below.
Once you have received your acknowledgement letter you will need to complete the form below, including the eligibility code. Please ensure that this form is returned to school.
Starting school – September 2023
If you live in Cumbria and your child was born between 1st September 2018 and 31st August 2019, they will be due to start school in Reception year group in September 2023.
You must apply to Cumbria County Council for a place, under the Local Authority’s Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme.
Please note that the closing date for applications is 15 January 2023.
Please click on the tab below for applications for children due to to start Primary School in September 2023.
Transfer to secondary school – September 2023
If your child is currently in year 6 at junior/primary school, they will be due to transfer to secondary school in September 2023.
You must apply to Cumbria County Council for a secondary school place, under the Local Authority’s Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme.
Please note – the online application process closes on 31st October 2022.
Applications received after 31 October 2022 will be treated as late applications.
It is essential that you made your application before the closing date. If you did not, this could severely reduce the chances of you securing a place at one of your preference schools.
If your child is in Year 6 at a primary or junior school in Cumbria you should have received a letter and a leaflet, via the school, which gives you some basic information about how to apply, and also a Unique Identifier (UID) code. This is a code which identifies your child’s application and using it will make it easier to complete your online application.
If you have not received a letter you can still apply online but you will need to enter all of your information manually.
Alternatively please click here for applications for children due to to start Secondary School in September 2023.
For More Information contact admissions at County Council on the details below;
School Admissions and Appeals
Lower East Wing
Allerdale & Copeland enquiries:
Barrow & South Lakes enquiries:
Carlisle & Eden enquiries: