County Guidelines and information about applying for a place:
Reception class :
If you live in Cumbria and your child was born between 1st September 2012 and 31st August 2013, they will be due to start school in Reception year group in September 2017. You must apply to Cumbria County Council for a primary or junior school place, under the Local Authority's Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme.
IS YOUR CHILD DUE TO BEGIN NURSERY IN APRIL/SEPTEMBER THIS YEAR?
Children born between 1 April 2014 and 31 August 2014 can receive their free 15 hours a week from September 2017.
Children born between 1 September 2014 and 31 December 2014 can receive their free 15 hours a week from January 2018.
Children born between 1 January 2015 and 31 March 2015 can receive their free 15 hours a week from April 2018.