In Warwickshire, children start infant or primary school the September after their fourth birthday. The law says all children must start school by the beginning of the term after their fifth birthday.

When do I need to apply for my child’s school place?

Date of birth Start school in Application process opens
1 Sept 2012 to 31 Aug 2013 September 2017 September 2016
1 Sept 2013 to 31 Aug 2014 September 2018 September 2017
1 Sept 2014 to 31 Aug 2015 September 2019 September 2018
1 Sept 2015 to 31 Aug 2016 September 2020 September 2019
1 Sept 2016 to 31 Aug 2017 September 2021 September 2020
1 Sept 2017 to 31 Aug 2018 September 2022 September 2021