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Primary School Admissions 2020

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Parents/Guardians/Carers can use our online School Admissions Form to register your child at one of Conwy's schools.

You can also download an electronic version of the form by choosing the relevant one for your child below:

If printing the application, it is essential that you return the completed form to your preferred school (or your current school for applications to Junior school) by the following dates to ensure that your child is considered for a place in the school:

Application TypeClosing Date

Nursery Application

21st February 2020

Reception Application

22nd November 2019

Junior Application

22nd November 2019


Please be aware that admission to the Nursery class will not automatically guarantee admission to the Reception class. You will need to reapply for admission to the Reception class next year.


Late applications

Late applications will not be considered until after those received by the closing date, unless you are able to justify the reason for the delay when returning your form. Late applications without good reason may result in disappointment if your preferred school is oversubscribed, as places will be allocated to applications received by the closing date in the first instance, in accordance with the published oversubscription criteria.

You will receive notification regarding your request for a place at school by the following dates:

Application TypeNotification of decision date

Nursery Application

8th May 2020

Reception Application

16th April 2020

Junior Application

16th April 2020


Important Information:

Please be aware that if you are applying for a place in any of the following schools, in addition to completing the School Admissions Form, you will also need to contact your preferred school to obtain a separate application form in line with their specific admissions criteria. You may also be able to obtain this form from your child’s current school.

  • Ysgol Bendigaid William Davies
  • Ysgol Bodafon
  • Ysgol Pen y Bryn
  • Ysgol San Sior
  • Ysgol St Joseph
  • Ysgol Y Plas

A list of Conwy schools together with the admissions policy is available below. Conwy's Schools and Education Services Information Document is also attached below and a copy of this document is also available in all our schools and libraries.


Important dates:

Nursery DatesReception & Junior DatesAdmissions Process 

30 September 2019

30 September 2019

  • Online applications open
  • Parental Preference Forms available online or from Education Services
    (01492 575592).
  • Information booklets available online

By 21 February 2020

By 22 November 2019

  • Final date for returning Parental Preference Form.
  • Late applications will not be considered until after those received by the closing date

8 May 2020

16 April 2020

  • Offer or refusal letter issued

Summer Term 2020

Summer Term 2020

  • Arrangements for discussion of refusal with Senior Education Officers
  • Application to another school and/or appeal to Appeals Panel (Appeals for Reception & Junior places only)
  • Appeals Panel convened and appeals heard (Appeals for Reception & Junior places only)
  • Schools arrange induction days, parents meetings to prepare for September start.

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