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Primary school admissions

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Decisions for children starting school in September 2017

If you applied online:

E-mails have now been sent informing you of the outcome of your application. If you do not receive your email, you can log in to your online account to find out the result, or alternatively contact the admissions and benefits team.

If you have been refused a place at your preferred school a confirmation letter was posted to you 2nd class on 18 April 2017.

If you applied by paper or telephone:

Your letter was posted 2nd class on 18 April 2017, so you can expect to receive it by 20 April 2017. If for any reason you have not received it by 20 April 2017, please contact the admissions and benefits team.

If you are not satisfied with the decision that has been made on your application, you can discuss your concerns with a member of staff in the admissions and benefits team.  You may wish to change your preferred option or register an appeal to an independent appeal panel. Staff in the Admissions and Benefits Team will advise you on the steps you need to take to do this.

Information showing how places were allocated at over-subscribed schools can be found at Guidance on how to register your intention to appeal can be found at

  • Please note that if you have been refused a place at a school outside the Coventry area and wish to know your position on the waiting list or wish to appeal you will need to contact the appropriate Authority direct. 

Admission Policies for 2017/18

School Admissions Policies for 2017/18 are now available.

Any person or body who considers that any maintained school or Academy's admissions arrangements are unlawful, or not in compliance with the School Admissions Code or relevant law relating to admissions, can make an objection to the Schools Adjudicator. Further information including a form is available from

Admissions & Benefits Team email: or telephone 024 7683 1613

Admissions and Benefits team - Primary

Monday to Thursday: 8.30am–5.00pm, Friday: 8.30am-4.30pm


Tel: 024 7683 1613

Coventry City Council

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