Parents across Carmarthenshire are being reminded that they need to apply online for their child’s school place.
Admission to school is not an automatic process, applications must be made to the county council by January 31. Parents must apply online for nursery or primary places and will be informed of the outcome of the primary application on April 16, 2019 and nursery applications in October 2019.
If a child was born between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016, they could start full time school in September 2019, or January/April 2020.
Children who were born between September 1, 2016 and August 31, 2017, could start school part time in January, April or September 2020.
Applications can be made here
Applications can also be made on a phone or tablet, or for those without internet access they can contact their local school who will be happy to assist, or visit their local library to use the computers available there.
Education executive board member Cllr Glynog Davies said: “Although parental choice will always be a consideration, no child can be guaranteed a place at the school of their choice. However it is essential that applications are made before the closing date in order for their wishes to be considered. I would urge parents to get their primary and nursery online application forms in by the deadline in order to ensure their wishes are considered when school places are allocated.”