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Applications for reception school places open on 1 November

Children with booksHerefordshire Council’s admission process for reception school places will open for applications on Sunday 1 November 2015.

The process is for applications to all primary school reception classes across Herefordshire for children who were born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012 and who will turn five between September 2016 and August 2017.

All applications can be made online at

For parents or carers who are unable to apply online, a paper application form can be requested from the council’s school admissions team on 01432 260925 or

Please note that late applications could result in not being offered a place in a preferred school and you must still apply for a reception class place, even if you already have a place in the nursery associated with your preferred school.

The closing date for all primary school reception class applications is midnight on Friday 15 January 2016.

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