School place deadline looms


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PARENTS of children due to start school next September are being urged not to miss the closing date for applications.

Children born between September 1, 2010, and August 31, 2011, can start primary or infant school classes next year.

The closing date for school place applications is 11.59pm on January 15. Anyone missing the deadline has less chance of being allocated a place at their preferred school.

Parents can apply online at

Application forms are also available from the council’s school admissions and transport team which can be contacted on 01275 884078 or by email at

Forms are also available at either the Town Hall in Weston or from the council’s offices at Castlewood in Clevedon.

Paper forms can be posted to North Somerset Council, School Admissions and Transport team, Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1UJ.