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Letter to Prospective Parents of children starting school in September 2022

Why Ryton Infant School? 

‘Our community’s always smiling.’

‘We value learning and we value each other.’

‘Our school is fun and we’re number one!’

‘We are kind, helpful and always happy.’

‘We learn together and look after each other.’

‘Always be kind-hearted and try as hard as you can.’

‘Teachers value children and children value teachers.’

‘Everyone’s different and we’re all kind to each other.’


Reception and Year 3 admissions Timeline

9 September 2022Online system opens for parents to apply 
15 January 2023Closing date for submitting applications
17 April 2023Offer letters and emails sent to parents
19 May 2023Parents must accept places by this date
June/July 2023Appeals heard

For more information, view our questions about the primary school admissions process.


Admission age ranges for September 2023

If your child was born between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019Your child is due to start reception class in September 2023. You can apply online for a school place from 9 September 2022 until 15 January 2023.
If your child was born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016If your child attends an infant school, they are due to start junior school in September 2021. You can apply online for a junior school place from 9 September 2021 until 15 January 2023.